Gospel Oak
Gospel Oak highlighted within Camden
Gospel Oak highlighted within Camden
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionLondon
CountyGreater London
London boroughCamden
Created1 April 1965
Named forGospel Oak

Gospel Oak is a ward in the London Borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. The ward has existed since the creation of the borough on 1 April 1965 and was first used in the 1964 elections.[1] The ward was redrawn in May 1978[2] and May 2002.[3] The ward will again be redrawn for the 2022 election, and parts of the Hampstead Town ward will be transferred to Gospel Oak.[4][5] In 2018, the ward had an electorate of 8,978.[6] The Boundary Commission projects the electorate to rise to 9,344 in 2025.[6]

It was represented by future MP Tessa Jowell (LAB) from 1974 to 1986, businessman John Mills (LAB) from 1990 to 2006, Camden Council Leader Raj Chada (LAB) from 2002 to 2006 and future MP Chris Philp (CON) from 2006 to 2010.

Election results

Elections in the 2020s

2022 Camden London Borough Council election: Gospel Oak (3 seats)[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Mulholland* 1,927 65.5
Labour Marcus Boyland* 1,880 63.9
Labour Larraine Revah* 1,860 63.2
Liberal Democrats Margaret Jackson-Roberts 492 16.7
Conservative Jah-Love Charles 466 15.8
Liberal Democrats Laura Noel 460 15.6
Conservative Nigel Rumble 449 15.3
Conservative Esmeralda Akpoke 434 14.7
Liberal Democrats David Simmons 354 12.0
Independent Chrislyn Pict 89 3.0
Turnout 2,944 33.5
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ London Borough Council Elections (1964) Archived 2013-08-22 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ London Borough Council Elections (1978) Archived 2012-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ London Borough Council Elections (2002) Archived 2013-08-22 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Final recommendations published for Camden". LGBCE. 4 February 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  5. ^ "The London Borough of Camden (Electoral Changes) Order 2020". gov.uk. 12 October 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Camden summary" (PDF). LGBCE. Retrieved 9 February 2023.
  7. ^ Rowlands, Jenny (5 April 2022). "Statement of Persons Nominated – Gospel Oak". Camden London Borough Council. Retrieved 6 April 2022.