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Bellingham by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Bellingham ward of Lewisham London Borough Council on 21 July 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Ami Ibitson to take up a new role in the administration of the new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

Sue Hordijenko held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
56.8%
Conservative
18.2%
Liberal Democrats
10.9%
People Before Profit
7.8%
UKIP
6.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Sue Hordijenko 940 56.8% +2.8%
Conservative Ross Archer 302 18.2% +5.4%
Liberal Democrats Ed Veasey 180 10.9% +5.1%
Lewisham People Before Profit David Hamilton 129 7.8% -5.6%
UKIP Edwin Smith 104 6.3% n/a
Turnout: 16.3% (-14.7%) - Majority: 638 (38.5%) - Swing: 1.3% Lab to Con


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
54.0%
People Before Profit
13.4%
Conservative
12.8%
Green
9.8%
Liberal Democrats
5.8%
TUSC
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Alan Hall 1,819 54.0%
Labour Ami Ibitson 1,690
Labour Jacqueline Paschoud 1,505
Lewisham People Before Profit Anne Schuman 451 13.4%
Conservative Martin Coombs 432 12.8%
Conservative Naomi Bandler 403
Conservative Roger Pawley 366
Green Sally Drayton 329 9.8%
Green Timothy Nutt 273
Green Thomas Shotton 241
Liberal Democrats Linda Beeks 194 5.8%
Liberal Democrats Sarah Morris 151
Liberal Democrats Julie Holland 142
TUSC Lee Vernon 144 4.3%
Turnout: 31.0% - Majority: 1,054 (31.3%)


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