List of Parliamentary constituencies in London

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The administrative area, region and ceremonial county of Greater London, including the City of London, is divided into 73 parliamentary constituencies which are all borough constituencies. As of May 2015, forty-five are represented by Labour MPs, twenty-seven by Conservative MPs, and one by a Liberal Democrat MP.[1]

Constituencies[edit]

       Conservative        Labour        Liberal Democrat        UKIP

Constituency Electorate[2] Majority[nb 1] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Barking 73,977 15,272   Margaret Hodge   Roger Gravett
Battersea 76,111 7,938   Jane Ellison   Will Martindale
Beckenham 66,630[3] 18,471   Bob Stewart Marina Ahmad
Bermondsey and Old Southwark 83,298 4,489   Neil Coyle Simon Hughes
Bethnal Green and Bow 82,727 24,317 Rushanara Ali Matt Smith
Bexleyheath and Crayford 64,775[4] 9,192 David Evennett Stef Borella
Brent Central 77,038 19,649 Dawn Butler Alan Mendoza
Brent North 82,196 10,834 Barry Gardiner Luke Parker
Brentford and Isleworth 84,602 465 Ruth Cadbury Mary Macleod
Bromley and Chislehurst 64,344[5] 13,564 Bob Neill John Courtneidge
Camberwell and Peckham 82,746 25,824 Harriet Harman Naomi Newstead
Carshalton and Wallington 69,981[6] 1,510 Tom Brake Matthew Maxwell Scott
Chelsea and Fulham 63,478 16,022 Greg Hands Alexandra Sanderson
Chingford and Woodford Green 66,680 8,386 Iain Duncan Smith Bilal Mahmood
Chipping Barnet 77,807 7,656 Theresa Villiers Amy Trevethan
Cities of London and Westminster 60,992 9,671 Mark Field Nik Slingsby
Croydon Central 78,171 165 Gavin Barwell Sarah Jones
Croydon North 85,941 21,364 Steve Reed Vidhi Mohan
Croydon South 82,010 17,140 Chris Philp Emily Benn
Dagenham and Rainham 69,128 4,980 Jon Cruddas   Peter Harris
Dulwich and West Norwood 76,575 16,122 Helen Hayes Resham Kotecha
Ealing Central and Acton 71,238 274 Rupa Huq Angie Bray
Ealing North 73,836 12,326 Stephen Pound Thomas O'Malley
Ealing Southall 65,495 18,760 Virendra Sharma James Symes
East Ham 87,382 34,252   Stephen Timms   Samir Jassal
Edmonton 66,016 15,419 Kate Osamor Gonul Daniels
Eltham 63,998 2,693 Clive Efford Spencer Drury
Enfield North 68,118 1,086 Joan Ryan Nick de Bois
Enfield Southgate 64,937 4,753 David Burrowes Bambos Charalambous
Erith and Thamesmead 70,397 9,525 Teresa Pearce Anna Firth
Feltham and Heston 82,328 11,463 Seema Malhotra Simon Nayyar
Finchley and Golders Green 72,530[7] 5,662 Mike Freer Sarah Sackman
Greenwich and Woolwich 73,315 11,946 Matthew Pennycook Matt Hartley
Hackney North and Stoke Newington 88,153 24,008 Diane Abbott Amy Gray
Hackney South and Shoreditch 84,971 24,243 Meg Hillier Jack Tinley
Hammersmith 72,254 6,518 Andrew Slaughter Charlie Dewhirst
Hampstead and Kilburn 80,195 1,138 Tulip Siddiq Simon Marcus
Harrow East 70,981 4,757 Bob Blackman Uma Kumaran
Harrow West 69,644 2,208 Gareth Thomas Hannah David
Hayes and Harlington 74,874 15,700 John McDonnell Pearl Lewis
Hendon 75,285 3,724 Matthew Offord Andrew Dismore
Holborn and St Pancras 86,764 17,048 Keir Starmer Will Blair
Hornchurch and Upminster 79,331 13,074 Angela Watkinson Lawrence Webb
Hornsey and Wood Green 79,247 11,058 Catherine West Lynne Featherstone
Ilford North 75,294 589 Wes Streeting Lee Scott
Ilford South 91,987 19,777 Mike Gapes Chris Chapman
Islington North 73,326 21,194 Jeremy Corbyn Alex Burghart
Islington South and Finsbury 68,127 12,708 Emily Thornberry Mark Lim
Kensington 61,133 7,361 Victoria Borwick Rod Abouharb
Kingston and Surbiton 81,238 2,834 James Berry Ed Davey
Lewisham Deptford 73,428[8] 21,516 Vicky Foxcroft Bim Afolami
Lewisham East 66,913 14,333 Heidi Alexander Peter Fortune
Lewisham West and Penge 72,290 12,714 Jim Dowd Russell Jackson
Leyton and Wanstead 64,580 14,919 John Cryer Matthew Scott
Mitcham and Morden 68,474 16,922 Siobhain McDonagh Paul Holmes
Old Bexley and Sidcup 66,048[9] 15,803 James Brokenshire Ibrahim Mehmet
Orpington 67,505[10] 19,979 Jo Johnson Idham Ramadi
Poplar and Limehouse 82,081 16,924 Jim Fitzpatrick Christopher Wilford
Putney 63,923 10,180 Justine Greening Sheila Boswell
Richmond Park 77,303 23,015 Zac Goldsmith Robin Meltzer
Romford 72,594 13,859 Andrew Rosindell Gerard Batten
Ruislip Northwood and Pinner 73,216 20,224 Nick Hurd Michael Borio
Streatham 79,137 13,934 Chuka Umunna Kim Caddy
Sutton and Cheam 69,228[11] 3,921 Paul Scully Paul Burstow
Tooting 76,782 2,842 Sadiq Khan Dan Watkins
Tottenham 70,803 23,564 David Lammy Stefan Mrozinski
Twickenham 80,250 2,017 Tania Mathias Vince Cable
Uxbridge and South Ruislip 70,631 10,695 Boris Johnson Chris Summers
Vauxhall 82,231 12,708 Kate Hoey James Bellis
Walthamstow 67,015 23,195 Stella Creasy Molly Samuel-Leport
West Ham 90,640 27,986 Lyn Brown Festus Akinbusoye
Westminster North 62,346 1,977 Karen Buck Lindsey Hall
Wimbledon 65,853 12,619 Stephen Hammond Andrew Judge

Results[edit]

2005 2010 2015
LondonParliamentaryConstituency2005Results.svg LondonParliamentaryConstituency2010Results.svg LondonParliamentaryConstituency2015Results.png

This is a map of the results of the last three general elections in London.

History[edit]

1974 to 1983[edit]

When Greater London was created in 1965 the existing constituencies crossed county boundaries. The constituency review reported in 1969, and was implemented for the February 1974 election. All 92 constituencies were contained within Greater London and each were within a single London borough, with the exception of the City of London and Westminster South. They were all borough constituencies.[12] The constituencies were also used as electoral divisions for the Greater London Council from 1973 to 1986.

1983 to 1997[edit]

The constituencies were redrawn for the 1983 election. All 84 constituencies were contained within Greater London and each were within a single London borough, with the exception of the City of London and Westminster South. They were all borough constituencies.[13]

1997 to 2010[edit]

The constituencies were redrawn for the 1997 election. All 74 constituencies were contained within Greater London. Constituencies crossed borough boundaries between Bexley and Greenwich; Ealing, and Hammersmith and Fulham; Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and the City of London; Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames; Lambeth and Southwark; Newham and Tower Hamlets; and Redbridge and Waltham Forest. They were all borough constituencies. [14]

From 2010[edit]

The constituencies were redrawn for the 2010 election. All 73 constituencies are contained within Greater London. Constituencies cross borough boundaries between Barking and Dagenham, and Havering; Brent and Camden; Harrow and Hillingdon; Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith and Fulham; Redbridge and Waltham Forest; Bexley and Greenwich; Bromley and Lewisham; Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames; Lambeth and Southwark; and Westminster and the City of London. They are all borough constituencies.[15]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Election Results 2015". London DataStore. Greater London Authority. 2015-05-08. Retrieved 2015-05-10. 
  2. ^ House of Commons Library is a sound source for the electorate - except in the 7 cases where a specific reference is given http://geo.digiminster.com/election/2015-05-07/Search?Query=Greater+London
  3. ^ email from Bromley Council 3 Aug 2015
  4. ^ Bexley Council email with electorate 10 July 2015
  5. ^ Bromley Council email with total electorate
  6. ^ see https://www.sutton.gov.uk/news/article/202/election_results
  7. ^ House of Commons Library http://geo.digiminster.com/election/2015-05-07/results/Location/Constituency/Finchley%20and%20Golders%20Green
  8. ^ see House of Commons Library or http://councilmeetings.lewisham.gov.uk/mgElectionAreaResults.aspx?XXR=0&ID=22&RPID=38836307
  9. ^ Bexley Council email 10 July 2015
  10. ^ Bromley Council email 03Aug15
  11. ^ see https://www.sutton.gov.uk/news/article/202/election_results
  12. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1970" (PDF). 
  13. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1983" (PDF). 
  14. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1995". 
  15. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007" (PDF).