Skip to main content

Election for the constituency of Bermondsey and Old Southwark on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Bermondsey and Old Southwark, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour gain from Liberal Democrats by Neil Coyle with a majority of 4,489 - 8.7% - on a turnout of 61.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
COYLE, Neil Lab 22,146 43.1% 13.8%
HUGHES, Simon LD 17,657 34.3% -14.0%
FLORU, JP Con 6,051 11.8% -5.3%
BEADLE, Andrew UKIP 3,254 6.3% -
LAVIN, William Green 2,023 3.9% 2.3%
ABRAMS, Kingsley LU 142 0.3% -
HALL, Lucy Ind 72 0.1% -
COLE, Donald APPL 59 0.1% -
FREEMAN, Steve RS 20 0.0% -

An electorate of 83,298, having a valid vote count of 51,424 and an invalid vote count of 206.

Result declared at 04:11 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.