Election results, Dulwich and West Norwood: Helen Hayes wins seat for Labour

rsz_img_5695Helen Hayes has retained the Dulwich and West Norwood seat for Labour (previously held by Labour’s Tessa Jowell) – with 54.1% of the votes, over her Conservative rival Resham Kotecha’s 22.7%.

In comparison to the last general election, this year in Dulwich and West Norwood Labour increased their share of the vote by 7.5%, as did the Greens, who increased their share by 6.8%, and the Conservatives, by 0.5%.

The biggest loss in the constituency was to the Liberal Democrats, whose share of the votes went down by 17.3%.

Speaking after the announcement, Hayes said: “It is a huge huge privilege to be elected as member of parliament for Dulwich and West Norwood.

“I will work from day one to get Network Rail to take a different approach to the arches and I will work on behalf of every part of our community to deal with the complex challenges that we face in Brixton. ”

The full results for the constituency are:

Helen Hayes, Labour Party: 27,772

Resham Kotecha, Conservative Party: 11,650

James Barber, Liberal Democrats: 5,055

Rashid Nix, Green Party: 4,844

Rathy Alagaratnam UK Independence Party (UKIP): 1,606

Steve Nally, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition: 248

Robin Andrew, David Lambert Independent: 125

Amadu Kanumansa, All People’s Party: 62




  1. Big congratulation to you Helen Hayes so delight at the result of your victory as the new MP for my cashment area Dulwich and west Norwood?
    My God will see you through and grant you the grace to continue the good work from where Tessa Jowell a lovely woman the for mer MP stopped.
    Welcome onboard.

  2. Vauxhall????Congratulations on being elected as MP for Dulwich and West Norwood.

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