Harriet Harman romps home in Camberwell and Peckham

Admin (08 May, 2015)

The Labour deputy increases her majority to over 25,000

2400A victorious Harriet Harman at the Tooley Street count last night

Despite a disappointing night for Labour nationally, deputy party leader Harriet Harman comfortably held her seat in Camberwell and Peckham.

With an impressive 32,614 votes, the long-standing MP in the middle of the borough romped home with a majority of over 25,000 votes compared to her nearest competitor, the Conservative candidate, Naomi Newstead.

Runner up Ms Newstead told the News she was “really pleased” to come second with 6,790 votes,  as her party usually come third in Camberwell and Peckham.

“I couldn’t believe it – the Conservatives usually come third (in Camberwell and Peckham) so I’m really pleased with that,” she said.

“I’m hugely grateful to everyone who’s supported me,” she added.

The Camberwell and Peckham vote

Harriet Harman (Labour)  32,614 ( 63.3%)

Naomi Newstead (Conservative)  6,790 (13.2%)

Amelia Womack (Green) 5,187 (10.1%)

Yahaya Kiyingi (Liberal Democrat)  2,580 (5%)

David Kurten (UKIP) 2,413 (4.7%)

Prem Goyal (All People’s Party) 829 (1.6%)

Rebecca Fox (National Health Action Party) 466 (0.9%)

Nick Wrack (Trade Union and Socialist Coalition) 292 (0.6%)

Alexander Robertson (Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol)  197 (0.4%)

Joshua Ogunleye  (Worker’s Revolutionary Party) 107  (0.2%)

Felicity Anscomb (Whig Party) 86  (0.2%)




For Bermondsey & Old Southwark results click here 

For Dulwich and West Norwood results click here


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