Broxbourne

2015 Result:
Conservative: 25797 (56.1%)
Labour: 8470 (18.4%)
Lib Dem: 1467 (3.2%)
Green: 1216 (2.6%)
UKIP: 9074 (19.7%)
MAJORITY: 16723 (36.3%)

Category: Ultra-safe Conservative seat

Geography: Eastern, Hertfordshire. The whole of the Broxbourne council area and one ward from Welwyn Hatfield.

Main population centres: Cheshunt, Hoddesdon, Cuffley, Goff`s Oak, Waltham Cross.

Profile: A very affluent commuter seat just to the north of London. Tesco have their national headquarters here in Cheshunt, but it is mostly made up of leafy suburban dormitory towns.

Politics: An extremely safe Conservative seat, held by the party since its creation in 1983. The only area with any significant Labour support is Waltham Cross, at the far south of the constituency against the London border.


Current MP
CHARLES WALKER (Conservative) Born 1967, Oxfordshire. Educated at the American School in London and University of Oregon. Former director of Blue Arrow. Wandsworth councillor 2002-2006. Contested Ealing North 2001. First elected as MP for Broxbourne in 2005.
Past Results
2010
Con: 26844 (59%)
Lab: 8040 (18%)
LDem: 6107 (13%)
BNP: 2159 (5%)
Oth: 2508 (5%)
MAJ: 18804 (41%)
2005
Con: 21878 (54%)
Lab: 10369 (26%)
LDem: 4973 (12%)
BNP: 1929 (5%)
Oth: 1479 (4%)
MAJ: 11509 (28%)
2001
Con: 20487 (54%)
Lab: 11494 (30%)
LDem: 4158 (11%)
UKIP: 858 (2%)
Oth: 848 (2%)
MAJ: 8993 (24%)
1997
Con: 22952 (49%)
Lab: 16299 (35%)
LDem: 5310 (11%)
Oth: 782 (2%)
MAJ: 6653 (14%)

Demographics
2015 Candidates
CHARLES WALKER (Conservative) See above.
EDWARD ROBINSON (Labour)
ANTHONY ROWLANDS (Liberal Democrat) Contested Hertsmere 2010.
DAVID PLATT (UKIP)
RUSSELL SECKER (Green)
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Comments - 56 Responses on “Broxbourne”
  1. Aside from Broxbourne, Stevenage and perhaps one of the other Herts boroughs will vote Leave. Reckon the other Herts counties will go Remain.

  2. @Neil

    Hemel Hempstead will definitely vote LEAVE!

  3. Surprised by Broxbourne result. Stevenage and Hemel less so if that be the result.

  4. @Matt Wilson

    I’m not surprised! Despite being on Hertfordshire, Broxbourne is an ‘Essex Man’ seat so I expected to do well!

  5. *expected LEAVE to do well!

  6. Goffs Oak & Bury Green Ward By-election, 22.02.18 (caused by the death of the Council Leader, aged 65):

    Conservative 1,390
    Liberal Democrat 482
    Labour 393
    Green 69

    Cons Hold.

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