De Beauvoir (ward)

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De Beauvoir
Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°32′24″N 0°04′52″W / 51.540°N 0.081°W / 51.540; -0.081Coordinates: 51°32′24″N 0°04′52″W / 51.540°N 0.081°W / 51.540; -0.081
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created 1 April 1965
Named for De Beauvoir Town
Government
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGF
GSS code E05000236

De Beauvoir is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney and forms part of the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency. The ward has existed since the creation of the borough on 1 April 1965 and was first used in the 1964 elections. The boundaries of the ward from May 2014 are revised.

1965–1978[edit]

De Beauvoir ward has existed since the creation of the London Borough of Hackney on 1 April 1965. It was first used in the 1964 elections, with an electorate of 7,678, returning two councillors.[1]

1978–2002[edit]

There was a revision of ward boundaries in Hackney in 1978.[2]

2002–2014[edit]

The ward returns two councillors to Hackney Council, with an election every four years. At the last election on 22 May 2014, James Peters and Laura Bunt, Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 38.65%; with 5,458 votes cast.[3]

In 2011, De Beauvoir ward had a total population of 8,494 people. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  2. ^ London Borough of Hackney (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  3. ^ Council Elections 2010 results - De Beauvoir (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  4. ^ LB Hackney Borough Profile[permanent dead link] "1.5 Population density", and table 1.10 "Population by ward, 2001" pp. 20; (LB Hackney, 2006) accessed 6 October 2009

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