East Ham

Current parliamentary constituency

At the next election, this constituency will be divided into two new constituencies:

East Ham

Will cover approximately 80% of this constituency’s population, and 53% of this constituency’s area.

West Ham and Beckton

Will cover approximately 20% of this constituency’s population, and 47% of this constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Date elected

9th Jun 1994

Public opinion

Would be less favourable towards the Conservative Party if they chose to weaken climate policies

75%

69.1% national average

Would prefer the next leader of the Conservative Party to invest in renewable energy

67%

72.2% national average

Support offshore wind

83%

85.2% national average

Support onshore wind

79%

82.7% national average

Support solar power

81%

87.6% national average

Support tidal energy

80%

86.0% national average

Support wave energy

84%

86.6% national average

Support nuclear energy

55%

57.4% national average

Support renewable energy projects in their local area

83%

85.0% national average

Believe the government has increased investment in renewables over the past 5 years

51%

51.9% national average

Believe that the government should use wind and solar farms to reduce energy bills

84%

84.2% national average

Believe that the government should continue the block on onshore wind development

34%

24.2% national average

Second placed party at most recent election

Conservative Party

Consider climate change a high priority

58%

53.9% national average

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

50%

31.6% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

47%

23.7% national average

Have not been able to afford to turn the heating on at home when they have felt cold in the past month

37%

37.6% national average

Loss of nature and destruction of the environment should be one of the most important concerns for the country

This area National average
Neither agree nor disagree 24% 18.7%
Net agree 68% 72.5%
Net disagree 8% 8.7%
Partly agree 38% 38.8%
Partly disagree 5% 5.9%
Strongly agree 30% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 3% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

46%

41.6% national average

Neither support nor oppose net zero

27%

26.7% national average

Oppose net zero

8%

12.7% national average

Policies for tackling the cost of living crisis should go hand in hand with policies to tackle the climate crisis

This area National average
Neither agree nor disagree 26% 23.5%
Net agree 60% 58.8%
Net disagree 14% 17.7%
Somewhat agree 34% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 7% 10.6%
Strongly agree 26% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 6% 7.2%

Tackling climate change should / should not be one of the Government’s biggest priorities right now

This area National average
Should be a priority 58% 57.4%
Should not be a priority 42% 42.6%

Think that Rishi Sunak and the Conservative Government do not understand the impact the cost of living crisis is having on people

57%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

43%

28.8% national average

Worried about not being able to afford their mortgage or rent in the next year

52%

40.0% national average

Place

Constituency age distribution

This area National average
Ages 0-9 16.4% 11.8%
Ages 10-19 13.1% 11.5%
Ages 20-29 14.2% 12.9%
Ages 30-39 20.2% 13.3%
Ages 40-49 13.8% 12.6%
Ages 50-59 10.4% 13.7%
Ages 60-69 6.6% 10.8%
Ages 70-79 3.4% 8.5%
Ages 80+ 2% 5.0%

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

50.1%

28.2% national average

Ethnicity

This area National average
African 9.7% 2.2%
Any other ethnic group 3.9% 1.4%
Arab 0.8% 0.5%
Bangladeshi 18.2% 0.9%
Caribbean 3.2% 0.9%
Chinese 1.1% 0.7%
English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish or British 11.4% 76.5%
Gypsy or Irish Traveller 0.1% 0.1%
Indian 14.9% 2.8%
Irish 0.4% 0.8%
Other Asian 5.6% 1.5%
Other Black 1.6% 0.4%
Other Mixed or Multiple ethnic groups 1.3% 0.7%
Other White 12.8% 5.7%
Pakistani 11.8% 2.4%
Roma 0.6% 0.2%
White and Asian 0.9% 0.8%
White and Black African 0.7% 0.4%
White and Black Caribbean 0.9% 0.8%

Number of onshore windfarms

0

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

0

Socio-economic status

This area National average
Full-time students 13.1% 7.4%
Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations 9.0% 12.9%
Intermediate occupations 8.6% 11.5%
Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations 14.0% 19.9%
Lower supervisory and technical occupations 4.2% 5.5%
Never worked / long-term unemployed 16.8% 8.5%
Routine occupations 10.9% 12.2%
Semi-routine occupations 11.0% 11.5%
Small employers and own account workers 12.4% 10.6%

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of CAFOD parishes

0

1.4 national average

Number of CAFOD schools

0

2.3 national average

Number of Friends of the Earth local action groups

1

  • Fossil Free Newham

Number of Hope For The Future trained constituents

0

0.2 national average

Number of Save the Children shops

0

0.2 national average

Number of Women’s Institute groups