Bexleyheath and Crayford (UK Parliament constituency)


Bexleyheath and Crayford (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Bexleyheath and Crayford


Type = Borough
Entity = Greater London
DivisionType = County
Division = Greater London
Year = 1997
MP = David Evennett
Party = Conservative
EP = London
Bexleyheath and Crayford is a 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. It is Conservative-held seat.

David Evennett is the current Member of Parliament for this constituency.

It was created for the 1997 general election from much of the old Bexleyheath constituency and part of the old Erith and Crayford constituency.

Boundaries

Following their review of parliamentary representation in South London, the Boundary Commission for England has made minor changes to the existing seat of Bexleyheath and Crayford, making it more marginal.

The electoral wards used in the formation of this modified constituency are from the London Borough of Bexley:
*Barnehurst, Brampton, Christchurch, Colyers, Crayford, Danson Park, North End and St Michael’s.

Members of Parliament

Parliamentary Candidates

For the next General Election on the new boundaries, David Evennett remains the Conservative party candidate. Howard Dawber has been selected as the Labour Party Candidate. As at October 2008 no Liberal Democrat candidate had been announced.

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Evennett
votes = 19,722
percentage = 46.3
change = +6.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nigel Beard
votes = 15,171
percentage = 35.6
change = −8.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Raval
votes = 5,144
percentage = 12.1
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Dunford
votes = 1,302
percentage = 3.1
change = +1.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Jay Lee
votes = 1,245
percentage = 2.9
change = –0.6
Election box majority
votes = 4,551
percentage = 10.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 42,584
percentage = 65.5
change = +2.0
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing = +7.2

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nigel Beard
votes = 17,593
percentage = 43.6
change = –1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Evennett
votes = 16,121
percentage = 39.9
change = +1.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Nick O'Hare
votes = 4,476
percentage = 11.1
change = –0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Dunford
votes = 780
percentage = 1.9
change = +1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Colin Smith
votes = 1408
percentage = 3.5
change = +2.6
Election box majority
votes = 1,472
percentage = 3.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 40,378
percentage = 63.5
change = –12.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = –1.7

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nigel Beard
votes = 21,942
percentage = 45.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Evennett
votes = 18,527
percentage = 38.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Francoise Montford
votes = 5,391
percentage = 11.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = B. Thomas
votes = 1,551
percentage = 3.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = P. Smith
votes = 429
percentage = 0.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = W. Jenner
votes = 383
percentage = 0.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 3,415
percentage =
change = "N/A'
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 46.1
change = "N/A'
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London

*David Evennett Wikipedia page
* [http://www.davidevennett.com David Evennett's website]
*Howard Dawber Wikipedia page
* [http://www.howarddawber.org.uk Howard Dawber's website]


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