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West Central (London Assembly constituency)

West Central
Territorial constituency for the London Assembly
West Central shown within London
Created 2000 (2000)
Number of members One
Member Kit Malthouse
Party Conservative
Last election 2012
Next election 2016

West Central is a constituency represented on the London Assembly. The seat is currently held by Kit Malthouse, a Conservative from Westminster.

It covers the combined area of the City of Westminster, the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Assembly Members

Election Member Party
2000 Angie Bray Conservative
2008 Kit Malthouse Conservative

Election results

London Assembly election, 2012: West Central[1]
Conservative Kit Malthouse 73,761 50.4% -1.7%
Labour Todd Foreman 44,630 30.5% +9.3%
Green Susanna Rustin 12,799 8.7% -1.4%
Liberal Democrat Layla Moran 10,035 6.9% -2.7%
UKIP Elizabeth Jones 5,161 3.5% +1.7%
Majority 29,131 19.8
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Turnout 149,419 39.2 -9.3
Conservative hold Swing -5.5
London Assembly election, 2008: West Central[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kit Malthouse 86,651 52.1 +7.4
Labour Murad Qureshi 35,270 21.2 +2.3
Green Julia Stephenson 16,874 10.1 +0.8
Liberal Democrat Merlene Emerson 15,934 9.6 –5.5
UKIP Paul Wiffen 3,060 1.8 –4.4
English Democrats Alex Vaughan 1,858 1.1 N/A
Left List Explo Nani-Kofi 1,630 1.0 N/A
Independent Abby Dharamsey 962 0.6 N/A
Majority 51,381 30.9 +5.1
Turnout 166,379 48.5 +15.6
Conservative hold Swing +2.5
London Assembly election, 2004: West Central[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angie Bray 51,884 44.7 +0.5
Labour Ansuya Sodha 21,940 18.9 –8.1
Liberal Democrat Francesco Fruzza 17,478 15.1 +1.9
Green Julia Stephenson 10,762 9.3 –2.2
UKIP Damian Hockney 7,219 6.2 N/A
Respect Kevin Cobham 4,825 4.1 N/A
Christian Peoples Jillian McLachlan 1,993 1.7 N/A
Majority 29,944 25.8 +8.6
Turnout 32.9 +2.0
Conservative hold Swing +4.3
London Assembly election, 2000: West Central[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angie Bray 47,117 44.2
Labour Kate Green 28,838 27.0
Liberal Democrat Jon Burden 14,071 13.2
Green Julia Stephenson 12,254 11.5
London Socialist Christine Blower 2,720 2.6
Homeless and Addicted Stephen Smith 1,600 1.5
Majority 18,279 17.2
Turnout 106,600 30.9
Conservative hold Swing N/A


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ BBC Election 2008: results
  3. ^ BBC Election 2004: results
  4. ^ London & Local Elections 2000: West Central, BBC News
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