Beckenham


General Election result, June 2001

Conservative hold
Jacqui Lait Conservative 20,61845.3%
Richard Watts Labour 15,65934.4%
Alexander Feakes LibDem 7,30816.0%
Karen Moran Green 9612.1%
Christopher Pratt UKIP 7821.7%
Riff Winfield Liberal 2340.5%

Electorate 72,772; Turnout 62.6%; Majority 4,959 (10.9%)

Swing: 0.9% to Con from Lab; Declared: 2.49am


By-Election: 20th November 1997

Held after the resignation of Piers Merchant on 21st October 1997

Conservative hold

J.A.H. LaitConservative13,16241.3%
R.N. HughesLabour11,93537.4%
R.E. VetterleinLibDem5,86418.4%
P. RimmerL*3301.0%
J.C. McAuleyNational Front*2670.8%
L.F. MeadNB*2370.8%
T.J. CampionInd*690.2%
J.D. SmallNatural Law*440.1%

Electorate: ; Turnout: 43.7% Conservative majority 1,227


General Election result, May 1997

Conservative hold
P Merchant Conservative 23,084 42.47%
R Hughes Labour 18,131 33.36%
R Vetterlein LibDem 9,858 18.14%
L Mead Referendum 1,663 3.06%
P Rimmer Liberal 720 1.33%
C Pratt UKIP 506 0.93%
J McAuley National Front 388 0.71%

Electorate: 73,126; Turnout: 74.32%; Con majority 4,953 (9.11%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 15.00%


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