Labour Lewisham landslide

This morning, Vicky Foxcroft was returned as Lewisham Deptford's MP with an incredible vote tally of 42,461, leaving Tory candidate Melanie McLean trailing in second place with 7,562 votes. The turnout was a healthy 70.5%.

In Lewisham East and Lewisham West, the picture was the same. Heidi Alexander and Ellie Reeves each won for Labour, earning huge majorities over second-placed Tory candidates, with desultory showings from the Lib Dems in third.

The votes in full, via the Lewisham Council website, were:

Lewisham Deptford

John Coughlin, Green Party - 1,640
Bobby Dean, Liberal Democrats - 2,911
Vicky Foxcroft, Labour - 42,461
Jane Lawrence, Realists - 61
Malcolm Martin, Christian Peoples Alliance - 252
Laura McAnea, Animal Welfare Party - 225
Melanie McLean, Conservative - 7,562
​Total rejected votes - 208

Turnout: 70.5%

Lewisham East

Heidi Alexander, Labour - 32,072
Keith Forster, UKIP - 798
Peter Fortune, Conservative 10,859
Emily Frith, Liberal Democrats - 2,086
Maureen Martin, Christian Peoples Alliance - 228
Storm Poorun, Green Party - 803
Willow Winston, Independent - 355
Total rejected votes - 111

Turnout: 69.5%

Lewisham West & Penge

Shaun Bailey, Conservative - 12,249
Hoong-Wai Cheah, UKIP - 700
Katherine Hortense, Christian Peoples Alliance 325
Ellie Reeves, Labour - 35,411
John Russell, Lib Dems - 3,317
Karen Wheller, Green Party - 1,144
Russell White, Populist - 50
Total rejected votes: 156

Turnout: 73.19%

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