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News & features published on 8 May 2015
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Kate Hoey re-elected as Vauxhall MP

26 years after she was first elected, Labour's Kate Hoey has been returned as MP for Vauxhall with an increased majority.

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Labour's Helen Dennis wins Chaucer ward by-election

Labour's Helen Dennis has been elected as a Southwark councillor in the Chaucer ward by-election.

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Labour's Neil Coyle defeats Simon Hughes in Bermondsey

For the first time in more than three decades, Bermondsey has a Labour MP as Neil Coyle defeats Liberal Democrat veteran Simon Hughes.

Tweets on 8 May 2015

Victory Day Act of Remembrance Saturday 11am at Soviet War Memorial with Mayor of Southwark london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… pic.twitter.com/eiaQfZEMG7

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@redinkcreative Many (but not all) of the murals are by David Bratby - great video here by @Richard_001 youtube.com/watch?v=M5DXe-…

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Elephant & Castle subway mural picture of the day pic.twitter.com/5p6Bhv3Dtm

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beacon will be lit at 9.32pm at Tower of London - viewing point on Queen's Walk by Potters Fields Park

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se17 The Maccabees: how Elephant & Castle inspired our fourth album: standard.co.uk/stayingin/musi…

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se16 New post: Innocent woman shot in leg in Rotherhithe New Road se16.com/3275-innocent-…

via SE16.com (retweeted on 8:37 PM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

2 min silence 3pm - starts and ends with gun fired from Tower of London.

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2-minute silence at 3pm will begin and end with guns fired at Tower of London. Listen out if you're near City Hall.

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satufox Strange not to have Simon Hughes as MP in Bermondsey anymore. He has been there my whole life and it always felt like a given.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:41 PM, May 8th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Slightly less gracious remarks about Simon Hughes from Neil Coyle in the @FT: ft.com/cms/s/2/725132…

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Joanna Lumley: "I am confident there is a real need for the [Garden] bridge, which has cross-party political support" telegraph.co.uk/comment/letter…

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Joanna Lumley re Garden Bridge - "There is a strong transport and infrastructure case for the project": telegraph.co.uk/comment/letter…

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Joanna Lumley - Garden Bridge is "a suitable tribute to a much-loved river": telegraph.co.uk/comment/letter…

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peterjohn6 Absolutely right to pay tribute to @SimonHughes - 32 years of service to Bermondsey & Southwark. A lasting place in the borough's history.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:12 PM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

3/3 @coyleneil has also been helpful during his 5yrs in local politics. Looking forward to reporting his activities in Parliament & beyond.

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2/3: Have appreciated @SimonHughes's encouragement for SE1 website over the years.

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1/3: Simon Hughes: a remarkable record of public service & deep knowledge of Southwark which should be recognised by his friends/foes alike

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StrykerMcGuire New Labout MP Neil Coyle's graceful, magnanimous victory speech audioboom.com/boos/3161693-n… via @se1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:38 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

PeterTatchell Congrats to Neil Coyle. Though I'm now Green, I'm delighted @UKLabour has regained Bermondsey after 32 years. @coyleneil @SouthwarkLabour

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 11:36 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Kate Hoey re-elected as Vauxhall MP goo.gl/fb/tjHLoy

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Lib Dems pushed into fourth place in Vauxhall behind Tories and Greens : london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8248 

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BBCTravelAlert Congestion through Waterloo for York Rd, Stamford St and Waterloo Bridge and Westminster Bridge n/bnd ps

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From earlier: the Princes ward by-election declaration in Lambeth pic.twitter.com/8Vn2ZgDa6D

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Kate Hoey at the Vauxhall election declaration this morning pic.twitter.com/fuXbPcSR0F

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jesybean Simon Hughes's gracious speech after 32 years of commitment audioboom.com/boos/3161695-s… via @se1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:00 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

9.32pm - watch London's beacon being lit at the Tower of London from Thames Path outside City Hall

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Turnout was up, but it's a shame that more than 1/3 of electors in Bermondsey & Old Southwark still stayed at home: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8246

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Bermondsey & Old Southwark - @coyleneil has turned a Lib Dem majority of 8,530 into a Labour majority of 4,489: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8246

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Bermondsey & Old Southwark - @coyleneil defeats Simon Hughes in a dramatic night: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8246

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MrAndyPowell Whatever you think of bigger politics, in my time in @se1, I've only seen @SimonHughes working hard for his constituents. Hard act to follow

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:54 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

KateHoeyMP Thanks to all who voted to re-elect me in Vauxhall. A privilege to continue as MP. Enjoyed the positive way all candidates campaigned.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:10 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

@Jason_Cobb Southwark finished and everyone chucked out at 5.30.

Now watching on telly.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Jason_Cobb

ITV's @GMB is presenting some of its election coverage from The Wharf restaurant at @GabrielsWharf

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Chaucer ward by-election story updated with full results: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8247

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Dapper Laughs sparked a police alert at Waterloo station irishmirror.ie/showbiz/celebr…

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helendennis80 Night of mixed emotions but delighted to have been elected as @SouthwarkLabour Cllr for Chaucer. Real privilege & lots of work ahead

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:14 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Well that's it from . Good morning.

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sohocub I didn't much like Simon Hughes but you can't argue he worked his arse off for his constituents. His successor has big local shoes to fill.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:33 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Just published - Labour's Helen Dennis wins Chaucer ward by-election goo.gl/fb/sxMkln

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Returning officer Deborah Collins announces that @Corbyn4Council received 67 votes in Chaucer pic.twitter.com/pEp0Gb0v1b

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Just published - Labour's Neil Coyle defeats Simon Hughes in Bermondsey & Old Southwark goo.gl/fb/WtmiHh

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Neil Coyle: "It was not a verdict on 32 years of Simon Hughes, it was a verdict on 5 years of Cameron & Clegg's coalition"

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Simon Hughes to Neil Coyle: "Thank you for your generous words. I wish you well."

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Neil Coyle acknowledges "three decades' contribution Simon Hughes has made to people's lives in this community"

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Simon Hughes's speech after election defeat audioboom.com/boos/3161695-s… via @audioBoom

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SimonHughes V disappointed not 2 have won again. It has been the greatest privilege of my life 2b MP for Bermondsey & Southwark for 32 years. Thankyou.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:05 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Hear the full results of Chaucer ward by-election and @helendennis80's victory speech audioboom.com/boos/3161645-c…

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Chaucer ward - Labour hold council seat. New councillor is @helendennis80.

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deansouthwark Congratulations to Neil Coyle, our new MP for the community @Southwarkcathed & thanks to Simon Hughes for last 32 yrs pic.twitter.com/dMTe6IHG7l

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:47 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Hear Neil Coyle and Simon Hughes's speeches in full audioboom.com/boos/3161591-b…

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Bermondsey & Old Southwark declarationa and speeches audioboom.com/boos/3161591-b… via @audioBoom

via audioBoom from Camberwell, London

Bermondsey & Old Southwark - Labour GAIN (@coyleneil) from Lib Dem (@SimonHughes)

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Bermondsey & Old Southwark declaration imminent.

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Rumour that @coyleneil's majority could be as high as 4k.

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Several of Labour's previous Bermondsey parliamentary candidates are here inc @revjezza and @ValShawcross

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Contrary to expectations it seems we are likely to get the Bermondsey result before Camberwell & Peckham and Chaucer

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Bermondsey & Old Southwark declaration could be within next half hour.

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zefrog @se1 Radio 4 has announced that Simon Hughes has all but conceded defeat

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:40 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

magnusphotog Nothing announced at yet, apart from new concept of time; result apparently due in ‘some quarters of hours’.

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 3:33 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Harriet Harman has arrived at . Applause and cheers as she shakes hands with @coyleneil

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LBLDemocracy Kate Hoey reelected as MP for pic.twitter.com/Nfv96uf0UM

via iOS (retweeted on 3:27 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Vauxhall Kate Hoey re-elected

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Confirmed turnout in Camberwell & Peckham 63 per cent (2010: 59.3 per cent)

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PRINCES Vaila McClure elected with 3452

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PRINCES K Abrams (Left Unity) 99
A H Trett (LD) 1748
M James (Gr) 901
D Lambert (Soc PGB) 42
Vaila McClure (Lab) 3452
G Wallace (Con) 1518

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Mayor of Southwark Sunil Chopra preparing for declarations - could be as soon as 15 mins. pic.twitter.com/WZskh7x5Xd

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Confirmed turnout in Bermondsey & Old Southwark 62 per cent (2010: 57.5 per cent)

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@RichTWarms London picture v different from rest of England

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Lib Dems say they didn't hear many negative comments about Simon Hughes on doorstep- but locals were just keener on a Labour Govt nationally

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What next for Simon Hughes? He told SE1 he wouldn't take peerage. Maybe an EU job? NGO? Ambassadorship? 

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Lib Dem colleagues reckon that Simon Hughes would still be heading for defeat tonight even if he had turned down ministerial job in 2013

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Congratulations to @VailaMcClure - new @LambethLabour councillor for Princes Ward in @kennington

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PRiNCES WARD Labour hold

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Mayor of Southwark Sunil Chopra is now in the atrium wearing his mayoral chain. Perhaps we'll get Chaucer result soonish?

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LBLDemocracy The counts for , & edge closer towards a conclusion... pic.twitter.com/C1TVZbpWzL

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:31 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Unite union gen sec Len McCluskey was part of Labour's 1,000-strong team in Bermondsey & Old Southwark on Thursday: mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/l…

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nickthatcher Postal vote turnout in & Old 80.6% and in & 79.8% Full turnout figs likely to be lower

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 2:26 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Chaucer by-election turnout 61 per cent

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Audio - "buoyant" @coyleneil talks about state of play in Bermondsey & Old Southwark audioboom.com/boos/3161260-l…

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LISTEN: Labour's @coyleneil says he is "cautiously optimistic" in Bermondsey & Old Southwark audioboom.com/boos/3161260-l… pic.twitter.com/NErvdWpfdE

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PRINCES WARD Still counting. Another 30 minutes at least

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Lib Dems suggest margin between Coyle & Hughes will not be as big as @jpfloru predicted

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Simon Hughes on @SkyNews: "I hope that many of my colleagues and I survive to be in the next Parliament"

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Local Conservatives reckon that @coyleneil will win Bermondsey & Old Southwark "by some margin"

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BBC forecasting that Simon Hughes will "probably" lose Bermondsey & Old Southwark - @theJeremyVine

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ALLTHINGSMEDIA_ Simon Hughes to Kay Burley: "I am absolutely not going to talk to you about scenarios that may not happen."

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:48 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Neil Coyle says it looks like Simon Hughes may be heading for defeat.

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Labour's @coyleneil says 1000 volunteers were out for @BOSLabour on Thursday.

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Part of today's Bermondsey & Old Southwark constituency (Rotherhithe @se16) has had only two MPs since 1946 - Bob Mellish & Simon Hughes.

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If you're not sure where Princes Ward is, here's a map: mapit.mysociety.org/area/8319.html

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SkyNewsThomas Artist from @TopolskiStudio sketching at the count. That's me flagging on the chair...long night pic.twitter.com/c7GTD46Y2Y

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:17 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

PRINCES WARD Lambeth Council leader Lib Peck waiting for result

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PRINCES WARD declaration expected at 2am

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No parliamentary results expected here at till gone 4am.

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SimonHughes Thank you to all our team and helpers in Bermondsey and Old Southwark today. You did us proud. We deserve to win- but now we can only wait.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:58 AM, May 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett @Juvelad is the Lib Dem candidate in both the Vauxhall parliamentary election and Princes ward council by-election

via Twitter for Mac in reply to se1

PRiNCES WARD BY-ELECTION Lib Dem Adrian Hyyrylainen Trett has arrived from his Vauxhall count

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@IsobelandCat 1am Chaucer ward; 3am Camberwell & Peckham 3.30am or later Bermondsey & Old Southwark

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"For the Conservatives, Bermondsey and Old Southwark is a long battle – but one we will eventually win" says @jpfloru

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Bermondsey & Old Southwark Conservative candidate @jpfloru says many Tory voters voted tactically for @SimonHughes yesterday

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Final ballot box arrived in the count area at 12.06am

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Speaking to local politicians on both sides, clear Labour are more cheerful than Lib Dems in Bermondsey & Old Southwark

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