Lambeth and Southwark (London Assembly constituency)

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Lambeth and Southwark
Territorial constituency for the London Assembly
Lambeth and Southwark shown within London.PNG
Lambeth and Southwark shown within London
Created 2000 (2000)
Number of members One
Member Valerie Shawcross
Party Labour
Last election 2012
Next election 2016

Lambeth and Southwark is a constituency represented in the London Assembly.

It consists of the London Borough of Lambeth and London Borough of Southwark.

Since the first assembly elections in 2000 it has been represented by Valerie Shawcross of the Labour Party

Assembly Members[edit]

Year Member Party
2000 Valerie Shawcross Labour


Election results[edit]

London Assembly election, 2012: Lambeth and Southwark[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Val Shawcross 83,239 52.8 +16.4
Conservative Michael Mitchell 30,537 19.4 -0.3
Liberal Democrat Rob Blackie 18,359 11.7 -10.5
Green Jonathan Bartley 18,144 11.5 +0.7
UKIP James Fluss 4,395 2.8 +1.0
Socialist (GB) Daniel Lambert 2,938 1.9 +0.9
Majority 52,702 33.4 +19.2
Total formal votes 157,612
Informal votes 2,446
Turnout 160,058 37.3 -4.8
Labour hold Swing
London Assembly election, 2008: Lambeth and Southwark[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valerie Shawcross 60,601 36.4 +7.3
Liberal Democrat Caroline Pidgeon 36,953 22.2 –2.5
Conservative Shirley Houghton 32,835 19.7 +5.8
Green Shane Collins 18,011 10.8 +1.3
Christian (Christian Peoples) Geoff Macharia 4,432 2.7 -0.2
UKIP Jens Wilton 3,012 1.8 –5.2
Left List Katt Young 1,956 1.2 N/A
English Democrats Janus Polencues 1,867 1.1 N/A
Animals Count Jasmijn de Boo 1,828 1.1 N/A
Socialist (GB) Daniel Lambert 1,588 1.0 N/A
Majority 23,648 14.2 +9.8
Turnout 166,328 42.1 +8.7
Labour hold Swing
London Assembly election, 2004: Lambeth and Southwark[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valerie Shawcross 36,280 29.1 –4.9
Liberal Democrat Caroline Pidgeon 30,805 24.7 +4.6
Conservative Bernard Gentry 17,379 13.9 –3.3
Green Shane Collins 11,900 9.5 –2.3
UKIP Frank Maloney 8,776 7.0 N/A
Respect Janet Noble 4,930 4.0 N/A
Christian Peoples Simisola Lawanson 3,655 2.9 N/A
Majority 5,475 4.4 –9.5
Turnout 124,622 33.38 +1.4
Labour hold Swing
London Assembly election, 2000: Lambeth and Southwark[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valerie Shawcross 37,985 37.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Peter Facey 22,492 22.3 N/A
Conservative Irene Kimm 19,238 19.0 N/A
Green Storm Poorun 13,242 9.5 N/A
London Socialist Theresa Bennett 6,231 6.2 N/A
Humanist Tony Robinson 1,261 1.3 N/A
Communist League Jonathan Silberman 536 0.5 N/A
Majority 15,493 15.3 N/A
Turnout 29.0 N/A
Labour hold Swing

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