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Brockley by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Brockley ward of Lewisham London Borough Council on 13 October 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Alicia Kennedy.

Sophie McGeevor held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
48.0%
Green
25.4%
Liberal Democrats
10.4%
Conservative
7.9%
Women's Equality
7.0%
UKIP
1.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Sophie McGeevor 1,190 48.0% +9.5%
Green Claire Phipps 631 25.4% -2.6%
Liberal Democrats Bobby Dean 259 10.4% +5.2%
Conservative Andrew Hughes 195 7.9% +0.6%
Women's Equality Rebecca Manson-Jones 173 7.0% n/a
UKIP Hugh Waine 33 1.3% -3.6%
Turnout: 19.9% (-15.7%) - Majority: 559 (22.5%) - Swing: 6.1% Grn to Lab


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
38.5%
Green
28.0%
People Before Profit
12.7%
Conservative
7.3%
Liberal Democrats
5.2%
UKIP
4.9%
TUSC
3.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Obajimi Adefiranye 2,052 38.5%
Labour Alicia Kennedy 1,828
Green John Coughlin 1,495 28.0%
Labour Jonathan Watts 1,442
Green Violeta Vajda 1,228
Green Matthew Hawkins 1,144
Lewisham People Before Profit Tobias Abse 677 12.7%
Conservative Julie Kitson 387 7.3%
Conservative John Cope 363
Conservative Roger Lewis 336
Liberal Democrats Emily Frith 279 5.2%
UKIP Kenneth Webb 260 4.9%
TUSC Roger Shrives 181 3.4%
Liberal Democrats Brenda Murray 173
Liberal Democrats James Rebbeck 157
Turnout: 35.6% - Majority: split ward


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