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
Created2000 (2000)
Number of membersOne
MemberNeil Garratt
PartyConservative
Last election2016
Next election2021

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
2021 Neil Garratt Conservative

Mayoral election results[edit]

Below are the results for the candidate which received the highest share of the popular vote in the constituency at each mayoral election.

Year Member Party
2000 Ken Livingstone Independent
2004 Steven Norris Conservative
2008 Boris Johnson Conservative
2012 Boris Johnson Conservative
2016 Zac Goldsmith Conservative
2021 Shaun Bailey Conservative

Assembly election results[edit]

2021 London Assembly election: Croydon and Sutton[1]
Party Candidate Constituency List
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Garratt 75,246 41.4 Increase2.8 71,168 39.3 Increase4.4
Labour Patsy Cummings 56,975 31.3 Decrease0.9 53,534 29.6 Decrease1.9
Liberal Democrats Claire Bonham 26,258 14.4 Increase4.0 16,683 9.2 Decrease0.6
Green Peter Underwood 18,069 9.9 Increase2.5 18,450 10.2 Increase4.1
Reform UK Robert Poll 3,190 1.8 New 1,736 1.0 New
Let London Live Renos Sampson 2,021 1.1 New 1,198 0.7 New
Animal Welfare 3,298 1.8 Increase0.8
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Rejoin EU 2,990 1.7 New
CPA 2,766 1.5 Increase0.1
Women's Equality 2,762 1.5 Decrease0.7
UKIP 2,132 1.2 Decrease7.8
London Real 1,217 0.7 New
Heritage 1,035 0.6 New
SDP 560 0.3 New
Communist 528 0.3 New
TUSC 398 0.2 New
Londependence 337 0.2 New
National Liberal 178 0.1 New
Majority 18,271 10.1 Increase3.7
Valid Votes 181,759 180,970
Invalid Votes 2,659 3,457
Turnout 184,418 42.7 Decrease2.9 184,427 42.7 Decrease2.9
Conservative hold Swing Increase1.9
2016 London Assembly election: Croydon and Sutton[2]
Party Candidate Constituency List
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve O'Connell[a] 70,156 38.6 Decrease0.5 63,550 34.9 Decrease1.7
Labour Marina Ahmad 58,542 32.2 Decrease0.7 57,284 31.5 Decrease0.8
Liberal Democrats Amna Ahmad 18,859 10.4 Decrease3.8 17,749 9.8 Decrease0.1
UKIP Peter Staveley 18,338 10.1 Increase3.2 16,368 9.0 Increase2.3
Green Tracey Hague 13,513 7.4 Increase0.8 11,076 6.1 Decrease0.3
All People's Party Madonna Lewis 1,386 0.8 New
National Front Richard Edmonds 1,106 0.6 New
Women's Equality 4,071 2.2 New
Britain First 3,476 1.9 New
CPA 2,564 1.4 Decrease1.0
Respect 2,161 1.2 New
Animal Welfare 1,822 1.0 New
BNP 1,160 0.6 Decrease1.9
The House Party 629 0.3 Steady0.0
Majority 11,614 6.4 Increase0.2
Valid Votes 181,900 181,910
Invalid Votes 1,668 1,666
Turnout 183,568 45.6 Increase10.3 183,576 45.6
Conservative hold Swing Increase0.2
2012 London Assembly election: Croydon and Sutton[3]
Party Candidate Constituency List
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve O'Connell[a] 60,152 39.1 Decrease4.2 56,495 36.6 Decrease4.3
Labour Louisa Woodley 50,734 32.9 Increase13.7 49,804 32.3 Increase11.7
Liberal Democrats Abigail Lock 21,889 14.2 Decrease4.1 15,228 9.9 Decrease4.6
UKIP Winston McKenzie 10,757 6.9 Increase1.5 10,339 6.7 Increase3.8
Green Gordon Ross 10,287 6.6 Increase1.5 9,866 6.4 Increase0.8
BNP 3,842 2.5 Decrease3.5
CPA 3,701 2.4 Decrease1.3
English Democrat 2,205 1.4 Steady0.0
TUSC 877 0.6 New
Independent Rathy Alagaratnam 605 0.4 Increase0.1
National Front 582 0.4 New
Independent Ijaz Hayat 427 0.3 New
The House Party 394 0.3 New
Majority 9,418 6.2 Decrease17.9
Valid Votes 153,819 154,365
Invalid Votes 2,165 1,723
Turnout 155,984 35.7 Decrease13.3 156,088 35.8 Decrease13.2
Conservative hold Swing Decrease9.0
2008 London Assembly election: Croydon and Sutton [4]
Party Candidate Constituency List
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve O'Connell 76,477 44.1 +4.7 71,149 40.9 Increase7.0
Labour Shafi Khan 33,812 19.5 +0.1 35,859 20.6 Increase0.7
Liberal Democrats Abigail Lock 32,335 18.6 –2.8 25,240 14.5 Decrease4.5
UKIP David Pickles 9,440 5.4 –1.8 5,064 2.9 Decrease7.4
Green Shasha Khan 8,969 5.2 +0.5 9,813 5.6 Decrease0.3
The Christian Choice David Campanale 6,910 4.0 +0.8 6,442 3.7 Decrease0.2
English Democrat Richard Castle 4,186 2.4 New 2,349 1.4 New
Left List Zana Hussain 1,361 0.8 New 1,002 0.6 New
BNP 10,499 6.0 Increase1.2
Abolish the Congestion Charge 3,542 2.0 New
Respect 1,994 1.1 Decrease1.1
Independent Rathy Alagaratnam 446 0.3 New
Unity for Peace and Socialism 355 0.2 New
One London 184 0.1 New
Majority 42,665 24.1 Increase6.6
Valid Votes 173,490 173,938
Invalid Votes 2,984 2,547
Turnout 176,474 49.0 Increase11.2 176,485 49.0 Increase11.2
Conservative hold Swing Increase3.3
2004 London Assembly election: Croydon and Sutton[5]
Party Candidate Constituency List
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Pelling[a] 52,330 38.6 Decrease2.0 47,226 33.9 Decrease1.5
Liberal Democrats Steve Gauge 28,636 21.1 Decrease4.5 26,421 19.0 Decrease0.3
Labour Sean Fitzsimons 25,861 19.1 Decrease5.7 27,636 19.9 Decrease3.8
UKIP James Feisenberger 15,203 11.2 New 14,262 10.3 Increase8.0
Green Shasha Khan 6,175 4.6 Decrease2.9 8,233 5.9 Decrease1.9
CPA David Campanale 4,234 3.1 New 5,463 3.9 Decrease1.0
Respect Waqas Hussain 3,108 2.3 New 3,001 2.2 New
BNP 6,699 4.8 Increase2.2
Alliance for Diversity in Community, Uppal 167 0.1 New
Majority 23,694 17.5 Increase2.6
Valid Votes 135,547 139,108
Invalid Votes 6,727 3,166
Turnout 142,274 37.8 Increase2.3 142,274 37.8 Increase2.3
Conservative hold Swing Increase1.3
2000 London Assembly election: Croydon and Sutton[6]
Party Candidate Constituency List
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Pelling 48,421 40.6 N/A 43,666 35.4
Liberal Democrats Anne Gallop 30,614 25.7 N/A 23,837 19.3
Labour Maggie Mansell 29,514 24.8 N/A 29,221 23.7
Green Peter Hickson 8,884 7.4 N/A 9,658 7.8
London Socialist Mark Steel 1,823 1.5 N/A 907 0.7
CPA 6,039 4.9
BNP 3,206 2.6
UKIP 2,902 2.3
Pro-Motorist Small Shop 1,028 0.8
Independent Peter Tatchell 803 0.7
Campaign Against Tube Privatisation 779 0.6
Socialist Labour 675 0.5
Natural Law 440 0.4
Communist 354 0.3
Majority 17,807 14.9 N/A
Valid Votes 119,256 123,515
Invalid Votes 10,370 6,111
Turnout 129,626 35.5 129,626 35.5
Conservative win (new seat)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Incumbent member for this constituency

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] London Elects, 08 May 2021
  2. ^ [2] London Elects, 13 May 2016
  3. ^ GLA Election Results 2012 - Croydon and Sutton London Elects, 4 May 2012
  4. ^ Election 2008: results BBC News
  5. ^ Greater London Authority Election Results Election Demon
  6. ^ London & Local Elections 2000: Croydon and Sutton, BBC News