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St Pancras and Somers Town
St Pancras and Somers Town highlighted within Camden
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionLondon
CountyGreater London
London boroughCamden
CreatedMay 2002
Named forSt Pancras and Somers Town

St Pancras and Somers Town is a ward in the London Borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. The ward was established for the May 2002 election.[1] The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 13,818.[2]

The ward will undergo boundary changes for the 2022 election. Some of its area will be transferred to the King's Cross ward, and some of the area of the Camden Town with Primrose Hill ward will be transferred to St Pancras and Somers Town.[3][4]

Councillors

Term Councillor Party
2002–present Roger Robinson Labour
2010-2015 Peter Brayshaw Labour
2010–present Samata Khatoon Labour
2015–present Paul Tomlinson Labour

Election results

A by-election was triggered in 2015 by the death of incumbent Labour councillor Peter Brayshaw.[5] Labour easily held the seat with more than 70% of the vote.

St Pancras and Somers Town ward by-election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Tomlinson 1,481 72.8 +4.7
Conservative Shahin Ahmed 243 12.0 +2.0
Green Tina Swasey 213 10.5 -4.8
Liberal Democrats Zack Polanski 96 4.7 -1.9
Turnout 21.81 -16.8
Labour hold Swing +1.4
St Pancras and Somers Town ward election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Robinson * 2,511
Labour Peter Brayshaw * 2,488
Labour Samata Khatoon * 2,423
Green Matty Mitford 562
Green James Widdowson 526
Green Koonal Kirit Shah 440
Conservative Rob Culligan 368
Conservative Brian Rice 351
Conservative Elliot Miller 295
Liberal Democrats Abdul Hannan Tarofdar 245
Liberal Democrats Nana Oye Adjepong 192
Liberal Democrats Nicole Sykes 178
Turnout 10,617 38.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ London Borough Council Elections (2002) Archived 2013-08-22 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Camden Town Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Final recommendations published for Camden". LGBCE. 4 February 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  4. ^ "The London Borough of Camden (Electoral Changes) Order 2020". gov.uk. 12 October 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  5. ^ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/Peter-Brayshaw-passing
  6. ^ https://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/council-and-democracy/elections-and-voting/st-pancras-and-somers-town-by---lection-results-5-march/