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South Camberwell by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the South Camberwell ward of Southwark London Borough Council on 15 October 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Christopher Gonde due to a "poor work-life balance".

Octavia Lamb held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
57.9%
Green
20.5%
Liberal Democrats
10.4%
Conservative
9.3%
All People's
1.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Octavia Lamb 1,243 57.9% +9.0%
Green Eleanor Margolies 441 20.5% -1.3%
Liberal Democrats Benjamin Maitland 223 10.4% +2.4%
Conservative Christopher Mottau 200 9.3% -1.5%
All People's Stephen Govier 39 1.8% -2.7%
Turnout: 23.3% (-16.3%) - Majority: 802 (37.4%) - Swing: 5.2% Grn to Lab


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
48.9%
Green
21.8%
Conservative
10.8%
Liberal Democrats
8.0%
All People's
4.5%
Carruthers
2.5%
Gray
1.8%
Tillyard
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Sarah King 1,915 48.9%
Labour Peter John 1,853
Labour Christopher Gonde 1,827
Green Eleanor Margolies 855 21.8%
Green Susie Wheeldon 619
Green Chantal Purchase 509
Conservative Emily Barley 421 10.8%
Conservative Damian Fox 363
Conservative Graham Davison 351
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Hunt 315 8.0%
Liberal Democrats Columba Blango 283
Liberal Democrats Denise Capstick 237
All People's Colin Hunte 176 4.5%
Independent Amy Carruthers 96 2.5%
Independent Russell Gray 70 1.8%
Independent James Tillyard 67 1.7%
Turnout: 39.6% - Majority: 972 (24.8%)


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