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Nigel at 2015 count

Nigel de Gruchy speaking after the declaration of the general election result in Orpington in the early hours of 8 May 2015.

Whilst Jo Johnson secured the usual Conservative runaway victory, Labour managed to improve its vote to 7,645 (16% of the total), up from 4400 (9%) in 2010. This represented a swing to Labour of just over 6%.

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  1. Whilst Jo Johnson secured the usual large Tory majority, Labour managed to improve its vote to 7,645 (16% of total), up from 4,400 (9%) in 2010. This represented a swing to Labour of just over 6% which had it been replicated throughout the country . . . . . .!

  2. Full result for 2015

    (comparison with 2010 below)

    General Election Result 2015: Orpington

    Jo Johnson retained his seat for the Conservatives with big gains for Ukip pushing them into second place.

    Jo Johnson, Conservative, 28,152 57.4% (-2.3%)

    Peter Brooks, Liberal Democrats, 3,330 6.8% (-17.7%)

    Nigel de Gruchy, Labour, 7,645 15.6% (+6.6%)

    Tamara Galloway, Green, 1,732 3.5% (+2.5%)

    Idham Ramadi, Ukip, 8.173 16.7% (+13.9%)

    (Results 2010

    Joseph Johnson, Conservative, 29,200 (59.7%)

    David McBride, Liberal Democrat, 12,000 (24.5%)

    Stephen Morgan, Labour, 4,400 (9.0%)

    Mick Greenhough, UK Independence Party, 1,360 (2.8%)

    Tess Culnane, British National Party, 1,241 (2.5%)

    Tamara Galloway, Green, 511 (1.0%)

    Chriss Snape, English Democrats, 199 (0.4%)

    Majority 17,200)

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