South West (London Assembly constituency)

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South West
Territorial constituency for the London Assembly
South West shown within London.PNG
South West shown within London
Created2000 (2000)
Number of membersOne
MemberNicholas Rogers
PartyConservative
Last election2016
Next election2021

South West is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. It was represented, since its creation in 2000, by Tony Arbour, a Conservative from Richmond upon Thames. Following Tony Arbour's retirement, the seat was won by Nicholas Rogers in the 2021 election.

It covers the combined area of the London Borough of Hounslow, the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Assembly members[edit]

Election Member Party
2000 Tony Arbour Conservative
2021 Nicholas Rogers 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: South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Rogers 69,212 31.9 -7.6
Liberal Democrats Gareth Roberts 61,222 28.2 +13.9
Labour Candice Atterton 56,945 26.3 -3.1
Green Andree Frieze 23,135 10.7 +1.5
Reform UK Dominique Day 3,396 1.6 New
Let London Live Sylvia da Barca 2,836 1.3 New
Majority 7,990 3.7 -6.3
Total formal votes 216,746
Informal votes 2,840
Turnout 219,586
Conservative hold Swing
2016 London Assembly election: South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Arbour 84,381 39.5 -0.3
Labour Martin Whelton 62,937 29.4 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Rosina Robson 30,654 14.3 -2.4
Green Andree Frieze 19,745 9.2 -0.6
UKIP Alan Craig 14,983 7.0 +2.1
Socialist (GB) Adam Buick 1,065 0.5 New
Majority 21,444 10.0 -1.1
Total formal votes
Informal votes
Turnout 213,765
Conservative hold Swing
2012 London Assembly election: South West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Arbour 69,151 39.8 -1.0
Labour Lisa Homan 49,889 28.7 +12.7
Liberal Democrats Munira Wilson 28,947 16.7 -9.8
Green Daniel Goldsmith 17,070 9.8 +3.0
UKIP Jeffrey Bolter 8,505 4.9 +2.9
Majority 19,262 11.1 -3.2
Total formal votes 173,562 98.6
Rejected ballots 2,518 1.4
Turnout 176,080 40.2 -5.2
Conservative hold Swing
2008 London Assembly election: South West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Arbour 76,913 40.8 +7.8
Liberal Democrats Stephen Knight 49,985 26.5 –3.8
Labour Ansuya Sodha 30,190 16.0 –1.0
Green John Hunt 12,774 6.8 +0.1
National Front Andrew Cripps 4,754 2.5 New
UKIP Peter Dul 3,779 2.0 –6.4
Christian (CPA) Sue May 3,718 1.9 –0.1
Free England Party Andrew Constantine 2,908 1.5 New
English Democrat Roger Cooper 1,874 1.0 New
Left List Tansy Hoskins 1,526 0.8 New
Majority 26,928 14.3 +11.6
Turnout 188,421 45.4 +6.9
Conservative hold Swing +5.8
2004 London Assembly election: South West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Arbour 48,858 33.0 –2.4
Liberal Democrats Dee Doocey 44,791 30.3 +0.1
Labour Seema Malhotra 25,225 17.0 –5.8
UKIP A. G. Hindle 12,477 8.4 New
Green Judy Maciejowska 9,866 6.7 –3.1
Respect O. M. Waraich 3,785 2.6 New
CPA P. J. Flower 3,008 2.0 New
Majority 4,067 2.7 –2.5
Turnout 148,010 38.5 +3.1
Conservative hold Swing –1.2
2000 London Assembly election: South West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Arbour 48,248 35.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Geoff Pope 41,189 30.2 N/A
Labour Jagdish Sharma 31,065 22.8 N/A
Green Judy Maciejowska 13,426 9.8 N/A
London Socialist Danny Faith 2,319 1.7 N/A
Majority 7,059 5.2 N/A
Turnout 136,247 35.4 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "South West London Constituency member".
  3. ^ "Election 2008 – London Elections: South West". BBC.
  4. ^ "Greater London Authority Election Results". election.demon.co.uk.
  5. ^ London & Local Elections 2000: South West, BBC News

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