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] The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 11,264.[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 council election: Gospel Oak[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Esmeralda Akpoke
Labour Marcus Boyland
Conservative Jah-Love Charles
Liberal Democrats Margaret Jackson-Roberts
Labour Jenny Mulholland
Liberal Democrats Laura Noel
Independent Chrislyn Pict
Labour Larraine Revah
Conservative Nigel Rumble
Liberal Democrats David Simmons

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. ^ "Camden Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  7. ^ Rowlands, Jenny (5 April 2022). "Statement of Persons Nominated – Gospel Oak". Camden London Borough Council. Retrieved 8 April 2022.