Lewisham West and East Dulwich

New parliamentary constituency

This constituency is new at the July general election, and replaces the previous four constituencies:

Camberwell and Peckham

Covered approximately 13% of this new constituency’s population, and 23% of this new constituency’s area.

Dulwich and West Norwood

Covered approximately 15% of this new constituency’s population, and 10% of this new constituency’s area.

Lewisham, Deptford

Covered approximately 12% of this new constituency’s population, and 14% of this new constituency’s area.

Lewisham West and Penge

Covered approximately 46% of this new constituency’s population, and 36% of this new constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Public opinion

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

76.0%

69.1% national average

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

81.2%

72.3% national average

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

44.2%

52.0% national average

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

86.8%

84.3% national average

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

30.6%

24.3% national average

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

44.2%

31.5% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

31.4%

23.6% national average

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

41.2%

37.5% 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 19.0% 18.7%
Net agree 74.2% 72.6%
Net disagree 6.8% 8.7%
Partly agree 39.3% 38.8%
Partly disagree 4.8% 5.9%
Strongly agree 34.5% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 2% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

50.8%

41.5% national average

Neither support nor oppose Net Zero

24%

26.2% 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 21.5% 23.4%
Net agree 66.7% 58.9%
Net disagree 12.0% 17.6%
Somewhat agree 37.0% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 7.2% 10.5%
Strongly agree 30.0% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 4.5% 7.1%

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

This area National average
Should be a priority 65.0% 57.5%
Should not be a priority 35.0% 42.5%

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

70.0%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

36.2%

28.7% national average

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

55.5%

40.0% national average

Place

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

34.6%

28.1% national average

Number of onshore windfarms

0

0.7 national average

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of RSPB Reserves

0

0.3 national average

Number of Save the Children shops

1

0.2 national average

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

1

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Number of Women’s Institute groups