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General election 2015: Newham results in full

PUBLISHED: 11:06 08 May 2015 | UPDATED: 14:06 08 May 2015

Stephen Timms and Lyn Brown

Stephen Timms and Lyn Brown

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Labour MPs Stephen Timms and Lyn Brown have comfortably held on to their seats in Newham’s two constituencies.

Votes being counted in StratfordVotes being counted in Stratford

Labour councillor, Charlene McLean, was also re-elected to Newham Council following a by-election for the Stratford and New Town ward.

The final turnout figures were 58.51% for West Ham, 60.11% for East Ham and 54.54% for the by-election.

Here are the results in full:

East Ham:

Stephen Timms (Lab) - 40,563 78pc

Samir Jassal (Con) - 6,311 12pc

Daniel Oxley (Ukip) - 2,622 5pc

Tamsin Omond (Green) - 1,299 2pc

David Thorpe (Lib Dems) - 856 2pc

Mohammed Aslam (CUN) - 409 1pc

Lois Austin (TUSC) - 230 0pc

West Ham:

Lyn Brown (Lab) - 36,132 68pc

Festus Akinbusoye (Con) - 8,146 15pc

Jamie McKenzie (Ukip) - 3,950 7pc

Rachel Collinson (Green Party) - 2,651 5pc

Paul Reynolds (Lib Dems) - 1,430 3pc

Andy Uzoka (CPA) - 369 1pc

Cydatty Bogie (CUP) - 115 0pc

Stratford and New Town by-election:

Charlene McLean (Lab) - 4607 57pc

Matthew Gass (Con) - 1778 22pc

Isabelle Clare Anderson (Green) - 1170 14pc

Jamie Ross McKenzie (Ukip) - 403 5pc

Joe Mettle (CPA) - 99 1pc

Bob Severn (TUSC) - 70 1pc

Speaking after the result was announced, Stephen Timms praised his fellow candidates for “for the decency and dignity in which this campaign has been fought.”

He thanked his team, his wife and Labour party members, as well as the voters of East Ham “who’ve entrusted me again for the sixth time after 21 years to be their representative in the House of Commons.”

He said: “That’s an enormous privilege that I’m extremely grateful for.”

Lyn Brown said she believed it had been “a good campaign, a campaign that has been fought on principals and policies and not personalities” before wishing her fellow candidates “all the best in the future.”

She added that she was “so very grateful” to her campaign team and that it was “a real, real, tremendous honour to be once again elected to be the MP for West Ham.”

Charlene McLean, who was elected as Stratford and New Town councillor during a by-election, dedicated her win to her “beautiful daughter.”

She said: “I didn’t think I’d be standing here a year after I was elected but there you go,” and thanked the residents of Stratford for voting for her.

Keep a look out on our website throughout the day for interviews with winners and other candidates.


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