Justine Greening Retains Putney for Conservatives

Sitting MP retains seat with over half the votes cast

The constituency of Putney has been held for the Conservatives by Justine Greening who won 53.76% of the vote, she increased her party's share of the vote by 1.76%.

Her majority at the last election in 2010 was 10,053 whereas this year it was 10,180.

Justine Greening MP speech after 2015 results @wandbc

Speaking after the result she said that the victory was down to the hard work of her team and 'working on the day-to-day issues that people really care about'. She also highlighted the importance of the drop in unemployment in the constituency in convincing more people to support her.

Sheila Boswell increased Labour votes by 2.59% whereas the largest drop was the Liberal Democrats - last election they received 16.9% of the votes, whereas this year it was only 6.35% with 2,717 votes.

The turnout of 66.3% was an increase of 1.9%.

Putney was the first London result to be announced - with all three results within the borough of Wandsworth being the first three results declared in the capital.

May 7, 2010