North East (London Assembly constituency)

North East is a constituency of the London Assembly. It was previously represented by Jennette Arnold of the Labour Party, who was directly elected at the 2004 election after holding a London-wide seat since 2000.[1] Arnold stood down in 2021. Following the 2021 London Assembly election, Arnold was succeeded by Sem Moema.

North East
Territorial constituency for the London Assembly
North East shown within London.PNG
North East shown within London
Created2000 (2000)
Number of membersOne
MemberSem Moema
PartyLabour Co-op
Last election2016
Next election2021

It encompasses the London Boroughs of Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest.[2]

Assembly membersEdit

Election Member Party
2000 Meg Hillier Labour
2004 Jennette Arnold Labour

Mayoral election resultsEdit

Below are the results for the candidate which received the highest share of the popular vote in the constituency at each mayoral election.

Year Member Party
2000 Ken Livingstone Independent
2004 Ken Livingstone Labour
2008 Ken Livingstone Labour
2012 Ken Livingstone Labour
2016 Sadiq Khan Labour
2021 Sadiq Khan Labour

Assembly election resultsEdit

Ben Seifret was originally selected as the Conservative Party candidate for the 2021 election, but on 7 September 2019 resigned as a candidate citing his opposition to Brexit.[3] He subsequently joined the Liberal Democrats. He was replaced in February 2020 by Emma Best, a local councillor in Waltham Forest.[4]

2020sEdit

2021 London Assembly election: North East[5][6]
Party Candidate Constituency Regional
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Sem Moema[a] 112,739 51.2 7.5 105,520 48.94
Green Caroline Russell[b] 43,601 19.8 +7.0 37,353 17.33
Conservative Emma Best[b] 41,398 18.8 +4.6 36,853 17.09
Liberal Democrats Kate Pothalingham 14,827 6.7 +0.4 11,091 5.14
Women's Equality 7,849 3.64 N/A
Animal Welfare 3,493 1.62 N/A
CPA 1,958 0.91 N/A
UKIP 1,683 0.78 N/A
London Real 1,630 0.76 N/A
Reform UK Alex Wilson 4,251 1.9 N/A 1,614 0.75
TUSC Nancy Taaffe 3,236 1.5 N/A' 1,559 0.72
Let London Live 1,455 0.67 N/A
Heritage 1,062 0.49 N/A
Communist 1,006 0.47 N/A
SDP 667 0.31 N/A
Londependence 608 0.28 N/A
National Liberal 199 0.09 N/A
Notes
  1. ^ Incumbent member for this constituency
  2. ^ a b Incumbent member on the party list, or for another constituency

2010sEdit

2016 London Assembly election: North East[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennette Arnold 134,307 58.7 +5.6
Conservative Sam Malik 32,565 14.2 -4.4
Green Samir Jeraj 29,401 12.8 -2.7
Liberal Democrats Terry Stacy 14,312 6.3 -0.6
UKIP Freddy Vachha 11,315 5.0 +1.6
Respect Tim Allen 5,068 2.2 N/A
Socialist (GB) Bill Martin 1,293 0.6 N/A
Communist League Jonathan Silberman 536 0.2 N/A
Majority 101,742 44.5 +10.0
Total formal votes 228,797 98.8 +0.5
Informal votes 2,734 1.2 -0.5
Turnout 231,531 46 +6.9
2012 London Assembly election: North East[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennette Arnold 101,902 53.1 +15.1
Conservative Naomi Newstead 35,714 18.6 -4.7
Green Caroline Allen 29,677 15.5 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Farooq Qureshi 13,237 6.9 -8.1
UKIP Paul Wiffen 6,623 3.4 +0.7
Independent Ijaz Hayat 4,842 2.5 +2.5
Majority 66,188 34.5 +19.4
Total formal votes 191,995 98.3 +0.4
Informal votes 3,326 1.7 -0.4
Turnout 195,321 39.1 -4.7
2008 London Assembly election: North East[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennette Arnold 73,551 37.2 +8.2
Conservative Alexander Ellis 45,114 22.8 +4.7
Liberal Democrats Meral Ece 28,973 14.6 –4.1
Green Aled Fisher 25,845 13.1 +0.1
Left List Unjum Mirza 6,019 3.0 N/A
UKIP Nicholas Jones 5,349 2.7 –6.2
Christian (CPA) Maxine Hargreaves 5,323 2.7 N/A
English Democrat John Dodds 3,637 1.8 N/A
Majority 28,437 14.7 +4.3
Total formal votes 193,811 97.9
Informal votes 4,082 2.1
Turnout 197,893 43.8 +12.5
2004 London Assembly election: North East[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennette Arnold 37,380 29.0 –7.1
Liberal Democrats Terry Stacy 24,042 18.7 –2.5
Conservative Andrew Boff 23,264 18.1 +0.3
Green Jon Nott 16,739 13.0 –2.6
UKIP R. J. Selby 11,459 8.9 N/A
Respect D. R. E. Ryan 11,184 8.7 N/A
CPA A. A. Otchie 3,219 2.5 N/A
Communist J. I. Beavis 1,378 1.1 N/A
Majority 13,338 10.4 -4.6
Total formal votes 128,665 31.3 +2.6
2000 London Assembly election: North East[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Meg Hillier 42,459 36.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Paul Fox 24,856 21.1 N/A
Conservative Eric Ollerenshaw 20,975 18.1 N/A
Green Yen Chit Chong 18,382 15.6 N/A
London Socialist Cecelia Prosper 8,269 7.0 N/A
Independent Paul Shaer 1,501 1.3 N/A
Reform 2000 Erol Basarik 1,144 1.0 N/A
Majority 17,603 15.0 N/A
Total formal votes 117,586 28.7 N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Assembly Members". Mayor of London and London Assembly. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Census 2011: London Assembly Constituency Profiles". London Datastore. GLA Intelligence Unit. 2013. p. 47.
  3. ^ "Conservative election candidate quits with warning that party has been 'taken over by a cult'". Camden New Journal.
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/CampaigningBen/status/1175837512146784266?s=19
  5. ^ [1], London Elects; retrieved 13 May 2021
  6. ^ London elections 2021 BBC News
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 May 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ [2][dead link]
  9. ^ "BBC NEWS | Election 2008 | London Elections: North East". news.bbc.co.uk.
  10. ^ Greater London Authority Election Results
  11. ^ London & Local Elections 2000: North East, BBC News