Bexleyheath & CrayfordParliamentary constituency
- 20,643 total votes taken.
- 47.3% share of the total vote
- -3.2% change in share of the votes
- 11,451 total votes taken.
- 26.2% share of the total vote
- -0.3% change in share of the votes
- 9,182 total votes taken.
- 21.0% share of the total vote
- +17.4% change in share of the votes
- 1,308 total votes taken.
- 3.0% share of the total vote
- -9.7% change in share of the votes
- 950 total votes taken.
- 2.2% share of the total vote
- +1.3% change in share of the votes
- 151 total votes taken.
- 0.3% share of the total vote
- -0.7% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010
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Conservatives hold seat
David Evennett has retained his seat in Bexleyheath and Crayford for the Conservatives.
Situated in south-east London is the mainly residential suburban seat of Bexleyheath and Crayford. Part of London's commuter belt and heavily owner occupied - it has been Conservative since David Evennett took the seat in 2005 from Labour's Nigel Beard, with a majority of 4,551, representing a swing of 7.2%.
Bexleyheath is one of the most economically successful town centres in London, boasting a major shopping centre, restaurants and bars. Crayford has a greyhound track, small astronomical observatory and Geoffrey Whitworth Theatre. Since the early 1980s, major engineering companies Vickers, Fraser and Chalmers have closed down. One in seven works in the wholesale and retail trade, while one in 10 works in construction, according to ONS 2011 Census data for England and Wales. One in five has no qualifications.
In 2010, the Conservatives held the seat with 50.5% of the vote; Labour got 26.5%, Liberal Democrat 12.7% and BNP 4.7%