Deputy leader CLP nominations and how they compare to 2007

On Friday the deadline for Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs) up and down the country to nominate their chosen candidate in the leadership race closed. Yesterday we published a full table of how CLPs nominated this time round in comparison to 2010.

But what about the deputy leadership contest? The CLP results for this year are as follows (we have a full list of how each CLP nominated at the bottom of this page):

Ben Bradshaw 20
Stella Creasy 77
Angela Eagle 32
Caroline Flint 64
Tom Watson 174

Watson by far secured the biggest number of CLP endorsements – but how does each candidate’s results compare with 2007 nominations?

Much of the information from the 2007 deputy leadership race is not widely available online. But with the kind help of LabourList columnist Luke Akehurst we’ll be able to publish the full breakdown of the 2007 numbers later in the week.

However, for the moment we have a comparison of how CLPs nominated this time round and in 2007.

As with comparing leadership CLP nominations, the same problem exists in that not all CLPs nominate. And in Scotland, the party decided to use Holyrood rather than Westminster constituencies this time round. Where it seemed there was an obvious crossover between the two types of seat, we have attempted to show who was nominated in 2007, but largely this was not possible.

It’s also worth noting that slightly more CLPs nominated in 2015: 367 to 303 .

4 of the CLPs that nominated Harriet Harman back Bradshaw this time round. The MP for Exeter picked up 3 that had supported Jon Cruddas, 1 that nominated Alan Johnson and 1 that opted for Peter Hain. But Bradshaw didn’t pick up any former Hilary Benn- or Hazel Blears-supporting CLPs.

The picture is a little different for Creasy. Most of her crossover support came from CLPs that nominated either Benn (11), Cruddas (11) and eventual winner Harman (8). 5 CLPs that nominated Johnson, 5 that backed Blears and 1 that supported Hain are supporting the MP for Walthamstow.

Eagle also finds most of her crossover support from former Benn supporting CLPs – 7 of these are backing her. 4 Blears- and Cruddas-supporting CLPs respectively offered Eagle their support. While 3 that backed Harman and 1 that chose Hain want Eagle as deputy. However, not a single CLP that supported Johnson in 2007 are backing Eagle.

Flint receives quite an even spread:  She picks up 9 CLPs from Benn, and 6 from Johnson, Cruddas and Hain respectively. Only 5 CLPs that backed Blears and 4 that backed Harman are throwing their weight behind Flint.

Finally, Watson who received the largest number of CLP nominations, unsurprisingly secures the largest number of crossovers for almost 2007 every candidate. The only exception is Hain-supporting CLPs – 4 nominated Watson in comparison to 6 that nominated Flint. Watson’s largest amount of support comes from Benn CLPs – 19 backed him, while 18 Cruddas CLPs nominated him. He picked up 12 of Harman’s, 11 of Johnson’s and 11 of Blears’s.

The comparison list:

The full list of 2015 CLP Deputy Leader nominations:

Ben Bradshaw (20) Stella Creasy (77) Angela Eagle (32) Caroline Flint (64) Tom Watson (174)
Bassetlaw Aylesbury Altrincham & Sale West Aberavon Aberdeen Central
Batley & Spen Battersea Banffshire and Buchan Coast Aberdeenshire West Airdrie and Shotts
Central Devon Brecon & Radnorshire Bath Aldershot Aldridge-Brownhills
Cities of London & Westminster Brentwood & Ongar Bethnal Green & Bow Barking Almond Valley
East Devon Bridgend Blackpool South Basildon & Billericay Alyn & Deeside
Exeter Bristol North West Bootle Blackley & Broughton Amber Valley
Hexham Broxtowe Brent Central Bolton West Angus South
Newton Abbot Bury North Croydon Central Bridgwater & West Somerset Argyll and Bute
North Cornwall Chelmsford Dunfermline Bury South Ashfield
North Devon Chelsea & Fulham Garston & Halewood Caerphilly Ashton-Under-Lyne
Ogmore Chipping Barnet Hackney North & Stoke Newington Camberwell & Peckham Ayr
South Dorset Congleton Hemel Hempstead Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire Barnsley East
South East Cornwall Crawley Heywood & Middleton Chatham & Aylesford Bermondsey & Old Southwark
South West Surrey Croydon North Horsham Copeland Berwick-Upon-Tweed
South West Wiltshire Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Isle of Wight Croydon South Bexleyheath & Crayford
St Ives Dartford Knowsley Delyn Birmingham Hodge Hill
Tiverton & Honiton Devizes Leyton & Wanstead Don Valley Birmingham Perry Barr
Totnes Dulwich & West Norwood Liverpool, Riverside Doncaster Central Birmingham Yardley
Truro & Falmouth Dumfries & Galloway Liverpool, Walton East Kilbride Bishop Auckland
Westminster North Ealing Central & Acton Luton North Edinburgh Central Blaenau Gwent
East Surrey Luton South Edinburgh Pentlands Blaydon
Edinburgh East Midlothian South, Tweedale and Lauderdale Enfield North Blyth Valley
Edinburgh Southern Newcastle Upon Tyne East Erewash Bognor Regis & Littlehampton
Edinburgh Western Nottingham South Erith & Thamesmead Bolton North East
Epping Forest Reigate Folkestone & Hythe Bolton South East
Epsom & Ewell Shrewsbury & Atcham Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn Bracknell
Finchley & Golders Green St Helens South & Whiston Ilford North Brent North
Glasgow Cathcart Swansea East Ilford South Brigg & Goole
Glasgow Kelvin Swansea West Inverness and Nairn Bristol East
Glasgow Shettleston Wallasey Kingston Upon Hull East Bromley & Chislehurst
Greenock and Inverclyde Wirral South Lewisham West & Penge Bromsgrove
Greenwich & Woolwich Wirral West Maidenhead Broxbourne
Hackney South & Shoreditch Mitcham & Morden Burton
Hammersmith New Forest West Bury St Edmunds
Hampstead & Kilburn North Somerset Calder Valley
Harlow North Tyneside Carmarthen East & Dinefwr
Holborn & St Pancras North West Leicestershire Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Hornsey & Wood Green Oldham East & Saddleworth Carshalton & Wallington
Islington North Peterborough Castle Point
Islington South & Finsbury Pontypridd Cheadle
Kensington Poplar & Limehouse Chingford & Woodford Green
Labour Party of Northern Ireland Pudsey Chippenham
Lancaster & Fleetwood Rochester & Strood Clackmannanshire and Dunblane
Lewisham East Rugby Clydebank and Milngavie
Liverpool, West Derby Sedgefield Coventry North West
Manchester Central Selby & Ainsty Coventry South
Manchester, Gorton Sheffield South East Crewe & Nantwich
Mid Sussex South Leicestershire Cunninghame South
Mid Worcestershire South Northamptonshire Dagenham & Rainham
Middlesbrough South Shields Derby North
Moray Southampton, Itchen Derby South
Morley & Outwood Southend West Dewsbury
Newcastle Upon Tyne Central Stalybridge & Hyde Dudley North
North Herefordshire Stratford-on-Avon Dudley South
Perthshire South and Kinross-shire Strathkelvin and Bearsden Dundee City
Portsmouth North Surrey Heath Dundee City West
Preseli Pembrokeshire Tunbridge Wells Ealing, Southall
Rochford & Southend East Uddingston and Bellshill Easington
Runnymede & Weybridge Vauxhall East Ham
Rutland & Melton Wakefield Eastbourne
Sherwood Warrington South Eastwood
Somerton & Frome West Suffolk Edinburgh Northern and Leith
Stevenage Wimbledon Edmonton
Streatham Woking Ellesmere Port & Neston
Sutton & Cheam Elmet & Rothwell
Telford Enfield, Southgate
Tewkesbury Forest of Dean
Thurrock Gateshead
Tooting Glasgow Anniesland
Torfaen Glasgow Pollok
Tottenham Glasgow Provan
Uxbridge & South Ruislip Glasgow Southside
Vale of Glamorgan Gloucester
Walthamstow Gower
Watford Grantham & Stamford
Witney Gravesham
Ynys Mon Great Yarmouth
Halesowen & Rowley Regis
Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse
Harrow East
Hertford & Stortford
Hornchurch & Upminster
Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley
Kingston Upon Hull North
Leeds East
Leeds North West
Leeds West
Leicester East
Leicester South
Leicester West
Lewisham, Deptford
Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney
Mid Fife and Glenrothes
Midlothian North and Musselburgh
Morecambe & Lunesdale
Motherwell and Wishaw
Newport East
Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford
North East Fife
North East Hampshire
North Norfolk
North Shropshire
North Swindon
North West Hampshire
Northampton North
Northampton South
Norwich North
Norwich South
Old Bexley & Sidcup
Oldham West & Royton
Portsmouth South
Renfrewshire South
Richmond Park
Ruislip, Northwood & Pinner
Saffron Walden
Salford & Eccles
Scarborough & Whitby
Sheffield, Brightside & Hillsborough
Sittingbourne & Sheppey
Skipton & Ripon
Sleaford & North Hykeham
South Basildon & East Thurrock
South Derbyshire
South Ribble
South Suffolk
South West Norfolk
St Austell & Newquay
St Helens North
Stockton North
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Stoke-on-Trent South
Sunderland Central
Thirsk & Malton
Thornbury & Yate
Warrington North
Warwick & Leamington
Washington & Sunderland West
West Bromwich East
West Ham
West Lancashire
Wolverhampton North East
Wolverhampton South East
Wolverhampton South West
Worsley & Eccles South
Wyre Forest

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