Stoke Newington Central (ward)

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Stoke Newington Central
Electoral ward
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created May 2002
Abolished May 2014
Named for Stoke Newington
Government
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGS
GSS code E05000247

Stoke Newington Central is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney. It corresponds roughly to Stoke Newington in London, UK and forms part of the Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency of Diane Abbott MP.

The ward returns three councillors to the borough council, with elections every four years. At the previous election on 6 May 2010 Rita Krishna, Susan Fajana-Thomas and Louisa Thompson all Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 65%; and 5,674 votes were cast.[1]

In 2001, Stoke Newington Central ward had a total population of 10,143. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[2] At the 2011 Census the population was 12,445.[3]

Ward results[edit]

Stoke Newington Central ward election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Fajana-Thomas 2,471 43.5
Labour Louisa Thomson 2,367 41.7
Labour Rita Krishna 2,362 41.6
Green Anna Hughes 1,649 29.1
Green Matthew Hanley 1,641 28.9
Green Joe Hulm 1,262 22.2
Liberal Democrat John Hodgson 1,077 19.0
Liberal Democrat Carl Nicholas 775 13.7
Liberal Democrat Simon Scott-Daniels 735 13.0
Conservative Richie Benson 379 6.7
Conservative Hannah Devoy 358 6.3
Conservative Zeynep Karayilan 68 1.2
Majority 713 12.6
Turnout 5,674 65
Labour hold Swing
Stoke Newington Central ward by-election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Louisa Thomson 1162 47.8
Green Matthew Hanley 783 32.2
Liberal Democrat Karelia Scott 297 12.2
Conservative Patricia Napier 169 7.0
Direct Democracy Nusret Sen 20 0.8
Majority 379 15.6
Turnout 2,431 30
Labour hold Swing
Stoke Newington Central ward election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Carswell 1,207 45.8
Labour Rita Krishna 1,183 44.9
Labour Muttalip Unluer 913 34.6
Green Jenny Lopez 769 29.2
Green Robert Lindsay 708 26.9
Green Gordon Hodgson 676 25.6
Liberal Democrat Victoria Lubbock 448 17.0
Liberal Democrat Steven Allen 411 15.6
Liberal Democrat Timothy Nichols 371 14.1
Conservative Joyce Palmer 239 9.1
Conservative Lillian Fazzani 223 8.5
Conservative Comfort Tawiah 176 6.7
Majority 144 5.5
Turnout 2,636 37
Labour hold Swing
Stoke Newington Central ward election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rita Krishna 1,140 47.1
Labour James Carswell 1,067 44.1
Labour Muttalip Unluer 968 40.0
Green Mark Douglas 579 23.9
Green Daniel Bates 492 19.1
Green Brenda Puech 491 20.3
Liberal Democrat Ronald Anderson 369 15.2
Liberal Democrat Wendy Monro 329 13.6
Liberal Democrat Simon Kemp 305 12.6
Socialist Alliance Anne McShane 170 7.0
Conservative Medlin Lewis-Spencer 158 6.5
Conservative James Spencer 147 6.1
Christian Peoples Bianca McIntosh 69 2.9
Turnout 2,420 35.0
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Council Elections 2010 results - Stoke Newington Central (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ "Hackney Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 

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