Croydon and Sutton (London Assembly constituency)

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Croydon and Sutton
Territorial constituency for the London Assembly
Croydon and Sutton shown within London.PNG
Croydon and Sutton shown within London
Created 2000 (2000)
Number of members One
Member Steve O'Connell
Party Conservative
Last election 2012
Next election 2016

Croydon and Sutton is a constituency represented in the London Assembly.

It consists of the combined area of the London Borough of Croydon and the London Borough of Sutton.

Overlapping constituencies[edit]

The south of Croydon is traditionally a more Conservative area, while the north of Croydon has traditionally Labour-voting areas. Sutton is competitive between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives. The equivalent Westminster seats are:

Assembly Members[edit]

Election Member Party
2000 Andrew Pelling Conservative
2008 Steve O'Connell Conservative

Election results[edit]

London Assembly election, 2012: Croydon and Sutton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve O'Connell 60,152 39.1 -4.2
Labour Louisa Woodley 50,734 32.9 +13.7
Liberal Democrat Abigail Lock 21,889 14.2 -4.1
UKIP Winston McKenzie 10,757 6.9 +1.5
Green Gordon Ross 10,287 6.6 +1.5
Majority 9,418 6.1 -18.0
Total formal votes 153,819 98.6
Informal votes 2,165 1.4
Turnout 155,984 35.7 -13.3
London Assembly election, 2008: Croydon and Sutton [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve O'Connell 76,477 43.3 +4.7
Labour Shafi Khan 33,812 19.2 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Abigail Lock 32,335 18.3 –2.8
UKIP David Pickles 9,440 5.4 –1.8
Green Shasha Khan 8,969 5.1 +0.5
Christian (Christian Peoples) David Campanale 6,910 3.9 +0.8
English Democrats Richard Castle 4,186 2.4 N/A
Left List Zana Hussain 1,361 0.8 N/A
Majority 42,665 24.1 +6.6
Turnout 176,474 49.0 +13.0
Conservative hold Swing
London Assembly election, 2004: Croydon and Sutton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Pelling 52,330 38.6 –2.0
Liberal Democrat Steve Gauge 28,636 21.1 –4.5
Labour Sean Fitzsimons 25,861 19.1 –5.7
UKIP James Feisenberger 15,203 11.2 N/A
Green Shasha Khan 6,175 4.6 –2.9
Christian Peoples David Campanale 4,234 3.1 N/A
Respect Waqas Hussain 3,108 2.3 N/A
Majority 23,694 17.5 +2.6
Turnout 135,547 36.0 +3.3
Conservative hold Swing
London Assembly election, 2000: Croydon and Sutton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Pelling 48,421 40.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Anne Gallop 30,614 25.7 N/A
Labour Maggie Mansell 29,514 24.8 N/A
Green Peter Hickson 8,884 7.4 N/A
London Socialist Mark Steel 1,823 1.5 N/A
Majority 17,807 14.9 N/A
Turnout 119,256 32.7 N/A
Conservative hold Swing

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