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Encyclopedia > Peckham (UK Parliament constituency)
Camberwell and Peckham
Borough constituency
Camberwell and Peckham shown within Greater London
Created: 1997
MP: Harriet Harman
Party: Labour
Type: House of Commons
County: Greater London
EP constituency: London

Camberwell and Peckham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. A borough constituency (in Scotland, a burgh constituency) is a type of parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... For more coverage on London, visit the London Portal. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... The Right Honourable Harriet Ruth Harman QC (born July 30, 1950, London) is a British barrister and Labour politician. ... Political parties in the United Kingdom lists political parties in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... In the United Kingdom each of the electoral areas or divisions called constituencies elects one or more members to a parliament or assembly. ... The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and is now the dominant branch of Parliament. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... For more coverage on London, visit the London Portal. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... British House of Commons Canadian House of Commons In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... The Houses of Parliament, seen over Westminster Bridge The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ...

Contents


Boundaries

The constituency incorporates the areas of Camberwell and Peckham. Camberwell is a district of London in the London Borough of Southwark. ... Peckham is a place in the London Borough of Southwark about a mile (1. ...


Boundary Review

Following their reivew of parliamentary representation in South London, the Boundary Commission for England has made minor changes to the existing Camberwell and Peckham constituency. South London is the area of Greater London south of the River Thames. ... In the United Kingdom, the four Boundary Commissions are responsible for determining the boundaries of House of Commons constituencies. ...


The electoral wards used in the formation of the modified constituency are;

  • Brunswick Park, Camberwell Green, Faraday, Livesey, Nunhead, Peckham, Peckham Rye, South Camberwell and The Lane.

Members of Parliament

The constituency was created in 1997. Its first and only Member of Parliament, as of 2005, is Harriet Harman, who had been an MP for the preceding constituency of Peckham since a 1982 by-election. 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable Harriet Ruth Harman QC (born July 30, 1950, London) is a British barrister and Labour politician. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ...

1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable Harriet Ruth Harman QC (born July 30, 1950, London) is a British barrister and Labour politician. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ...

Election results

General Election 2005: Camberwell and Peckham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harriet Harman 18,933 65.3 -4.3
Liberal Democrats Richard Porter 5,450 18.8 +5.5
Conservative Jessica Lee 2,841 9.8 -1.1
Green Paul Ingram 1,172 4.0 +0.8
UK Independence Derek Penhallow 350 1.2 +1.2
Socialist Labour Margaret Sharkey 132 0.5 -0.2
Workers' Revolutionary Sanjay Kulkarni 113 0.4 +0.1
Majority 13,483 46.5
Turnout 28,991 52.0 +5.2
Labour hold Swing
General Election 2001: Camberwell and Peckham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harriet Harman 17,473 69.6 + 0.3
Liberal Democrats Donnachadh McCarthy 3,350 13.3 + 2.1
Conservative Jonathan Morgan 2,740 10.9 - 0.7
Green Storm Poorun 805 3.2 N/A
Socialist Alliance John Mulrenan 478 1.9 N/A
Socialist Labour Bob Adams 188 0.7 - 1.7
Workers' Revolutionary Frank Sweeney 70 0.3 - 0.1
Majority 14,123 56.3
Turnout 25,104 46.8 - 8.5
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1997: Camberwell and Peckham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harriet Harman 19,734 69.3 N/A
Conservative Kim Humphreys 3,383 11.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Nigel Williams 3,198 11.2 N/A
Referendum Party N. China 692 2.4 N/A
Socialist Labour A. Ruddock 685 2.4 N/A
Liberal G. Williams 443 1.6 N/A
Socialist Alternative J. Barker 233 0.8 N/A
Workers' Revolutionary C. Eames 106 0.4 N/A
Majority 16,351
Turnout 56.7 N/A
Labour hold Swing

The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Right Honourable Harriet Ruth Harman QC (born July 30, 1950, London) is a British barrister and Labour politician. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... The Green Party of England and Wales is the principal Green party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is a Eurosceptic political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ... The Socialist Labour Party (SLP) is a small left-wing political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Workers Revolutionary Party was a Trotskyist political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... Swing in a British political context is a mathematical calculation which allows the results of two constituencies to be compared. ... The UK general election, 2001 was held on 7 June 2001 and was dubbed the quiet landslide by the media. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... The Green Party of England and Wales is the principal Green party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Socialist Alliance was a left-wing electoral alliance in England in existence between 1992 and 2005. ... The Socialist Labour Party (SLP) is a small left-wing political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Workers Revolutionary Party was a Trotskyist political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... Swing in a British political context is a mathematical calculation which allows the results of two constituencies to be compared. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Referendum Party were a single-issue party in the United Kingdom formed to contest the 1997 General Election. ... The Socialist Labour Party (SLP) is a small left-wing political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Party is a minor United Kingdom political party. ... The Socialist Party is a Trotskyist political party active in England and Wales and part of the Committee for a Workers International. ... The Workers Revolutionary Party was a Trotskyist political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... Swing in a British political context is a mathematical calculation which allows the results of two constituencies to be compared. ...

See also

Constituencies in Greater London
Labour

Barking | Battersea | Brent North | Brent South | Brentford and Isleworth | Camberwell and Peckham | Croydon North | Dagenham | Dulwich and West Norwood | Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush | Ealing North | Ealing Southall | East Ham | Edmonton | Eltham | Enfield North | Erith and Thamesmead | Feltham and Heston | Finchley and Golders Green | Greenwich and Woolwich | Hackney North and Stoke Newington | Hackney South and Shoreditch | Hampstead and Highgate | Harrow East | Harrow West | Hayes and Harlington | Hendon | Holborn and St. Pancras | Ilford South | Islington North | Islington South and Finsbury | Lewisham Deptford | Lewisham East | Lewisham West | Leyton and Wanstead | Mitcham and Morden | Poplar and Canning Town | Regent's Park and Kensington North | Streatham | Tooting | Tottenham | Vauxhall | Walthamstow | West Ham The adminstrative region and ceremonial county of Greater London, together with the enclave of the City of London, is divided into 74 Parliamentary constituencies (all Borough constituencies). ... The adminstrative region and ceremonial county of Greater London, together with the enclave of the City of London, is divided into 74 Parliamentary constituencies (all Borough constituencies). ... The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... Barking is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Battersea is a constituency located in Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth. ... Creation 1974 MP Barry Gardiner Party Labour Type House of Commons County Greater London EP constituency London Brent North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Brent South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Brentford and Isleworth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Croydon North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Dagenham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Dulwich and West Norwood is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Ealing, Acton and Shepherds Bush is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Ealing North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Creation 1983 MP Piara Khabra Party Labour Type House of Commons County Greater London EP constituency London Ealing Southall is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... East Ham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, in the London Borough of Newham. ... Edmonton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Eltham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Enfield North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Erith and Thamesmead is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Feltham and Heston is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Finchley and Golders Green is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Creation 1997 MP Nick Raynsford Party Labour Type House of Commons County Greater London EP constituency London Greenwich and Woolwich is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hackney North and Stoke Newington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hackney South and Shoreditch is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hampstead & Highgate is a parliamentary constituency covering the northern half of the London Borough of Camden which includes the villages of Hampstead and Highgate. ... Harrow East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Harrow West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hayes and Harlington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hendon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Holborn & St. ... Ilford South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Islington North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Islington South and Finsbury is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Lewisham Deptford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Lewisham East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Lewisham West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Leyton and Wanstead is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Mitcham and Morden is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Poplar and Canning Town is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Regents Park and Kensington North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Streatham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Tooting is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Tottenham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Vauxhall is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Walthamstow is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... West Ham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, in the London Borough of Newham. ...

Conservative

Beckenham | Bexleyheath and Crayford | Bromley and Chislehurst | Chingford and Woodford Green | Chipping Barnet | Cities of London and Westminster | Croydon Central | Croydon South | Enfield Southgate | Hammersmith and Fulham | Hornchurch | Ilford North | Kensington and Chelsea | Old Bexley and Sidcup | Orpington | Putney | Romford | Ruislip-Northwood | Upminster | Uxbridge | Wimbledon The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... Beckenham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Bexleyheath and Crayford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Bromley and Chislehurst is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Chingford and Woodford Green is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Chipping Barnet is a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdoms House of Commons. ... Cities of London and Westminster is a constituency covering the area comprising the City of London and the City of Westminster in Central London. ... Croydon Central is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Croydon South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Enfield Southgate is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hammersmith and Fulham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hornchurch is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Ilford North is a constituency of the Parliament of the United Kingdom comprising the north part of the town of Ilford in the London Borough of Redbridge. ... Creation 1997 MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind Party Conservative Type House of Commons County Greater London EP constituency London Kensington and Chelsea is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Old Bexley and Sidcup is a UK parliamentary constituency situated wholly within the London Borough of Bexley. ... Orpington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Putney is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Romford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Ruislip-Northwood is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Upminster is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Uxbridge is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Wimbledon is a constituency covering the district of Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton in south-west London. ...

Liberal Democrat

Brent East | Carshalton and Wallington | Hornsey and Wood Green | Kingston and Surbiton | Richmond Park | North Southwark and Bermondsey | Sutton and Cheam | Twickenham The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Brent East is constituency of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Carshalton and Wallington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hornsey and Wood Green is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Kingston and Surbiton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Richmond Park is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... North Southwark & Bermondsey is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons, created in 1997. ... Sutton and Cheam is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Twickenham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Respect

Bethnal Green and Bow RESPECT The Unity Coalition is a left wing British political party founded on January 25, 2004 in London. ... Bethnal Green and Bow is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

London European constituency: Conservative (3) | Labour (3) | Liberal Democrats (1) | UKIP (1) | Green (1)

 
 

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