Report this comment
  • "Luving it, no make that F'IN luvin it.

    After all these years I still love winding the BNP ( as irrelevant as they now are ) planks right up. Perhaps one day in the not too distant future 'Her Maj' may see fit to honour me with a OBE an MBE or even a knighthood.

    Arise Sir Joe of Keston

    A man can dream !!"
  • This field is mandatory
  • This field is mandatory
  • Please note we will not accept reports with HTML tags or URLs in them.


  • Enter the above word in the box below

Map of second-placed parties in local elections shows rise of UKIP in Bromley

Map of second-placed parties in local elections shows rise of UKIP in Bromley

The success of UKIP can be seen in this map, which shows the parties that placed second in the local elections across London. Courtesy of Lewis Baston

The success of UKIP can be seen in this map, which shows the parties that placed second in the local elections across London. Courtesy of Lewis Baston

First published in News
Last updated
News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , deputy news editor

A map showing the parties that placed second across London in the recent local elections shows the impressive gains UKIP made in the borough of Bromley.

The Nigel Farage-led party won only two seats in Bromley, both in Cray Valley West, but got a significant number of votes, finishing in second place in almost every ward.

UKIP did better in east London than anywhere else, with a smattering of Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green making up the rest of London's second place finishers.

Whether the party can build on their achievement in next year's general election remains to be seen, with some saying their success is down to little more than protest voting.

Local Businesses

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree