Lewisham Deptford (UK Parliament constituency)


Lewisham Deptford (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Lewisham, Deptford


Type = Borough
Entity = Greater London
DivisionType = County
Division = Greater London
Year = 1974
MP = Joan Ruddock
Party = Labour
EP = London

Lewisham, Deptford is a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Boundaries

Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary representation in South London, the Boundary Commission for England has made changes to the constituencies within the London Borough of Lewisham to create the new cross-boundary seat of Lewisham West and Penge which takes electoral wards from the London Borough of Bromley

The 7 electoral wards used in the creation of the modified Deptford constituency are;

* Brockley
* Crofton Park
* Evelyn,
* Ladywell
* Lewisham Central,
* New Cross and
* Telegraph Hill.

Members of Parliament

* 1974: "constituency created. Before 1974, see Deptford"
* 1974 – 1987: John Silkin, Labour
* 1987 – "present": Joan Ruddock, Labour

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Joan Ruddock
votes = 16,902
percentage = 55.6
change = −9.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Columba Blango
votes = 5,091
percentage = 16.8
change = +5.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James Cartlidge
votes = 3,773
percentage = 12.4
change = 0.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Darren Johnson
votes = 3,367
percentage = 11.4
change = +4.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Party (England and Wales)
candidate = Ian Page
votes = 742
percentage = 2.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = David Holland
votes = 518
percentage = 1.7
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 11,811
percentage = 38.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 30,393
percentage = 51.5
change = +3.2
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = −7.2

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Lewisham, Deptford
id=368
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Joan Ruddock
votes = 18,915
percentage = 65.0
change = -5.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cordelia McCartney
votes = 3,622
percentage = 12.4
change = -2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Andrew Wiseman
votes = 3,409
percentage = 11.7
change = +2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Darren Johnson
votes = 1,901
percentage = 6.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Alliance (England)
candidate = Ian Page
votes = 1,260
percentage = 4.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 15,293
percentage = 52.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 29,107
percentage = 48.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London


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