Tuesday, 12 August 2014

List of BME MPs' Majorities

A friend of mine was asking about the majorities of black and minority ethnic MPs earlier, so I put this list together. I include it here in case it's of use to anybody else.

Adam Afriyie - Windsor - Con - maj 19,054
David Lammy - Tottenham - Lab - maj 16,931
Sam Gyimah - East Surrey - Con - maj 16,874
Shailesh Vara - North West Cambridgeshire - Con - maj 16,677
Priti Patel - Witham - Con - maj 15,196
Diane Abbott - Hackney North and Stoke Newington - Lab - maj 14,408
Keith Vaz - Leicester East - Lab - maj 14,082
Khalid Mahmood - Birmingham Perry Barr - Lab - maj 11,908
Rushanara Ali - Bethnal Green and Bow - Lab - maj 11,574
Nadhim Zahawi - Stratford-on-Avon - Con - maj 11,346
Sajid Javid - Bromsgrove - Con - maj 11,308
Anas Sarwar - Glasgow Central - Lab - maj 10,551
Lisa Nandy - Wigan - Lab - maj 10,487
Shabana Mahmood - Birmingham Ladywood - Lab - maj 10,105
Kwasi Kwarteng - Spelthorne - Con - maj 10,019
Virendra Sharma - Ealing Southall - Lab - maj 9,291
Rehman Chishti - Gilingham and Rainham - Con - maj 8,680
Yasmin Qureshi - Bolton South East - Lab - maj 8,634
Mark Hendrick - Preston - Lab - maj 7,733
Chi Onwurah - Newcastle upon Tyne Central - Lab - maj 7,466
Alok Sharma - Reading West - Con - maj 6,004
Helen Grant - Maidstone and The Weald - Con - maj 5,889
Marsha Singh - Bradford West - Lab - maj 5,763 (lost to Respect in 2012 by-election)
Chuka Umunna - Streatham - Lab - maj 3,259
Sadiq Khan - Tooting - Lab - maj 2,524
Valerie Vaz - Walsall South - Lab - maj 1,755
Paul Uppal - Wolverhampton South West - Con - maj 691

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