Dulwich and West Norwood (UK Parliament constituency)

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Dulwich and West Norwood
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Dulwich and West Norwood in Greater London.
County Greater London
Electorate 71,523 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1997
Member of Parliament Tessa Jowell (Labour)
Number of members One
Created from Dulwich and Norwood
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency London

Dulwich and West Norwood /ˈdʌlɨ ənd wɛst ˈnɔrwʊd/ is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the U.K. Parliament.[n 1]

Boundaries[edit]

The current boundaries take in the southern parts of Southwark but more of Lambeth.

Tessa Jowell has represented the constituency since its creation in 1997
Dulwich College is a local landmark
West Norwood Cemetery

Boundary review[edit]

Following their review of parliamentary representation in South London, the 2007 Boundary Commission for England modified this constituency by moving the northern boundary to encompass more of Brixton and the eastern boundary to lose the wards of Peckham Rye and South Camberwell.

The electoral wards used in the creation of this seat are:

Members of Parliament[edit]

The constituency was created in 1997 from parts of the former seats of Dulwich and Norwood. It has been represented since its creation by the former Secretary of State for Culture, Tessa Jowell.

Election Member[2] Party
1997 Tessa Jowell Labour

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Dulwich and West Norwood [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat James Barber[4]
Labour Helen Hayes[5]
Conservative Resham Kotecha
Green Rashid Nix
General Election 2010: Dulwich and West Norwood[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tessa Jowell 22,461 46.6 -2.3
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Mitchell 13,096 27.2 +6.1
Conservative Kemi Adegoke 10,684 22.2 +1.3
Green Shane Collins 1,266 2.6 -3.7
UKIP Elizabeth Jones 707 1.5 +0.7
Majority 9,365 19.4 −0.3
Turnout 48,214 66.2 +9.3
Labour hold Swing −0.8

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

General Election 2005: Dulwich and West Norwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tessa Jowell 19,059 45.4 −9.5
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Mitchell 10,252 24.4 +9.2
Conservative Kim Humphreys 9,200 21.9 −0.8
Green Jenny Jones 2,741 6.5 +1.5
UKIP Ralph Atkinson 290 0.7 N/A
Veritas David Heather 241 0.6 N/A
Socialist Labour Amanda Rose 149 0.4 N/A
For Integrity And Trust In Government Judy Weleminsky 57 0.1 N/A
Majority 8,807 21.0
Turnout 41,989 58.1 +4.7
Labour hold Swing −9.4
General Election 2001: Dulwich and West Norwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tessa Jowell 20,999 54.9 -6.1
Conservative Nick Vineall 8,689 22.7 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Caroline Pidgeon 5,805 15.2 +4.4
Green Jenny Jones 1,914 5.0 N/A
Socialist Alliance Brian Kelly 839 2.2 N/A
Majority 12,310 32.2%
Turnout 38,246 53.4% -11.6%
Labour hold Swing

Elections of the 1990s[edit]

General Election 1997: Dulwich and West Norwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tessa Jowell 27,807 61.0 N/A
Conservative Roger Gough 11,038 24.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Susan Kramer 4,916 10.8 N/A
Referendum Party B. Coles 897 2.0 N/A
Liberal A. Goldie 587 1.3 N/A
Rainbow Dream Ticket D. Goodman 173 0.4 N/A
UKIP E. Pike 159 0.3 N/A
Rizz Party C. Rizz 38 0.1 N/A
Majority 16,769 N/A
Turnout 65.5 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ As with all constituencies, Dulwich and West Norwood elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.
References

Coordinates: 51°26′49″N 0°05′02″W / 51.447°N 0.084°W / 51.447; -0.084