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 Cities of London & Westminster
Other Conservative hold
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Mark Field Conservative 15,737 46.3 -1.0
Mike Katz Labour 11,238 33.1 -2.0
Martin Horwood Liberal Democrat 5,218 15.4 +3.1
Hugo Charlton Green 1,318 3.9  
Colin Merton UK Independence 464 1.4 +0.9
Majority 4,499 13.2
Turnout 33,975 47.2 -7.0
Swing
Against 1997 General Election 0.5% from Labour to Conservative

Description
This constituency encompasses a large section of central London - including the area around parliament and the City, but also the West End, Knightsbridge and Hyde Park.

Many of Londonís most famous and prominent landmarks fall within this seat - St Paulís Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Downing Street and Harrods.

One might assume that a constituency which is home to some of Londonís most popular tourist attractions as well as the main shopping areas would not have that large a population. In fact there are 69,000 resident voters.

Peter Brooke has represented this seat since 1977. In 1997 he won with a majority of almost 5,000 votes but is retiring at this election.

Past Results

1997 General Election
 Cities of London & Westminster
Conservative hold
Name Party Votes %
Peter Brooke Conservative 18,981 47.3
Kate Green Labour 14,100 35.1
Michael Dumigan Liberal Democrat 4,933 12.3
Alan Walters Referendum 1,161 2.9
Patricia Wharton Independent 266 0.7
Colin Merton UK Independence 215 0.5
Richard Johnson Natural Law 176 0.4
Nicholas Walsh Loony 138 0.3
Gordon Webster Independent 112 0.3
Jerry Sadowitz Rainbow 73 0.2
Majority 4,881 12.2
Turnout 40,155 54.2
 
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