Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Labour enlist David Lammy for final push in Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Labour politician David Lammy. Image: http://labourclp183.nationbuilder.com./my_pledges_to_you

Labour politician David Lammy. Image: http://labourclp183.nationbuilder.com./my_pledges_to_you

In the hotly-contested constituency of Bermondsey & Old Southwark, Labour enlisted the help of Labour politician and potential mayoral candidate for 2016, David Lammy, to help on the final day of campaigning before the election.

Ever since the 1983 by-election, Simon Hughes of the Lib Dems has represented the constituency, winning the vote eight times in a row.

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg visits his Deputy Leader's campaign in Bermondsey & Old Southwark. Image: @LibDems

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg visits his Deputy Leader’s campaign in Bermondsey & Old Southwark. Image: @LibDems

With Labour and the Lib Dems leading the polls, David Lammy spoke to LMMN about his support for the Labour candidate, Neil Coyle.

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Labour Candidate Neil Coyle. http://www.boslabour.org.uk/

 

 

The current candidates standing for Bermondsey and Old Southwark are:

Conservative Party – Jean-Paul Floru

Labour Party – Neil Coyle

Liberal Democrats – Simon Hughes

UK Independence Party (UKIP) – Andrew Beadle

Green Party – William Lavin

Republican Socialists – Steve Freeman

All People’s Party – Donald Cole

Independent – Lucy Hall

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) – Kingsley Abrams

2010 General Election results for Bermondsey and Old Southwark can be found here.

 

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