Ilford South

Old parliamentary constituency

This constituency no longer exists. Please select one of the replacement constituencies below

In June 2024, this constituency was replaced by three new constituencies:

Ilford North

Covers approximately 20% of this old constituency’s population, and 21% of this old constituency’s area.

Ilford South

Covers approximately 80% of this old constituency’s population, and 75% of this old constituency’s area.

Leyton and Wanstead

Covers approximately 0% of this old constituency’s population, and 4% of this old constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Date elected

12th Dec 2019

Public opinion

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

77%

69.1% national average

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

65%

72.2% national average

Support nuclear energy

61%

57.4% national average

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

53%

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

32%

24.2% national average

Second placed party at most recent election

Conservative Party

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

43%

31.6% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

32%

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

32%

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 23% 18.7%
Net agree 70% 72.5%
Net disagree 7% 8.7%
Partly agree 39% 38.8%
Partly disagree 5% 5.9%
Strongly agree 31% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 2% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

39%

41.6% national average

Neither support nor oppose Net Zero

26%

26.7% national average

Oppose Net Zero

10%

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 35% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 8% 10.6%
Strongly agree 24% 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 57% 57.4%
Should not be a priority 43% 42.6%

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

61%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

38%

28.8% national average

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

48%

40.0% national average

Place

Constituency age distribution

This area National average
Ages 0-9 15.9% 11.8%
Ages 10-19 14.2% 11.5%
Ages 20-29 13.8% 12.9%
Ages 30-39 17.2% 13.3%
Ages 40-49 14.1% 12.6%
Ages 50-59 10.4% 13.7%
Ages 60-69 7.3% 10.8%
Ages 70-79 4.1% 8.5%
Ages 80+ 2.6% 5.0%

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

43.5%

28.2% national average

Ethnicity

This area National average
African 5.8% 2.2%
Any other ethnic group 5.0% 1.4%
Arab 0.8% 0.5%
Bangladeshi 14.2% 0.9%
Caribbean 2.9% 0.9%
Chinese 0.5% 0.7%
English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish or British 10.1% 76.5%
Gypsy or Irish Traveller 0.1% 0.1%
Indian 20.4% 2.8%
Irish 0.6% 0.8%
Other Asian 5.6% 1.5%
Other Black 1.1% 0.4%
Other Mixed or Multiple ethnic groups 1.1% 0.7%
Other White 8.7% 5.7%
Pakistani 20.6% 2.4%
Roma 0.4% 0.2%
White and Asian 0.9% 0.8%
White and Black African 0.5% 0.4%
White and Black Caribbean 0.8% 0.8%

Number of onshore windfarms

0

0.7 national average

Socio-economic status

This area National average
Full-time students 11.8% 7.4%
Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations 10.9% 12.9%
Intermediate occupations 10.0% 11.5%
Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations 15.9% 19.9%
Lower supervisory and technical occupations 3.5% 5.5%
Never worked / long-term unemployed 15.7% 8.5%
Routine occupations 8.8% 12.2%
Semi-routine occupations 10.0% 11.5%
Small employers and own account workers 13.4% 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

3

2.3 national average

Number of Friends of the Earth local action groups

0

1.2 national average

Number of Hope For The Future trained constituents

0

0.2 national average

Number of RSPB Reserves

0

0.3 national average

Number of Save the Children shops

0

0.2 national average

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

0

2.4 national average

Number of Women’s Institute groups

0

8.5 national average