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Surrey Docks by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Surrey Docks ward of Southwark London Borough Council on 9 June 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Lisa Rajan to move to Manchester.

Dan Whitehead held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
51.9%
Labour
21.1%
Conservative
12.9%
Green
7.4%
UKIP
6.4%
Hellings
0.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal DemocratsDan Whitehead 1,52351.9%+21.3%
LabourWill Holmes 61921.1%+0.1%
ConservativeCraig Cox 38012.9%-6.4%
GreenColin Boyle 2187.4%-6.9%
UKIPToby Prescott 1876.4%-8.4%
IndependentJohn Hellings 100.3%n/a
Turnout: 29.9% (-3.0%) - Majority: 904 (30.8%) - Swing: 10.6% Lab to LD


2014 Result (3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
30.6%
Labour
21.0%
Conservative
19.3%
UKIP
14.8%
Green
14.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal DemocratsDavid Hubber 1,03930.6%
Liberal DemocratsLisa Rajan 837
Liberal DemocratsJames Okosun 780
LabourMichael Bukenya 71221.0%
LabourCharles Stewart 697
ConservativeJohn Anderson 65519.3%
LabourImogen Shillito 632
ConservativeSimon Fox 562
ConservativeRupert Myers 548
UKIPToby Prescott 50214.8%
GreenJacqueline Kearns 48614.3%
UKIPJohn Hellings 468
GreenJessica Olivier 360
Turnout: 32.9% - Majority: 68 (2.0%)


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