Turnout in Haringey elections shows significant increases

THE number of people who voted in today s parliamentary elections in Haringey was significantly higher than in 2005, the chief executive of the Town Hall has announced. Kevin Crompton, Haringey s chief executive, said that the number of peop

THE number of people who voted in today's parliamentary elections in Haringey was significantly higher than in 2005, the chief executive of the Town Hall has announced.

Kevin Crompton, Haringey's chief executive, said that the number of people in the Tottenham constituency who voted was 11.27 per cent higher than 2005 - at 59.07 per cent compared to 47.8 in 2005.

Voting in Hornsey and Wood Green was 8.33 per cent higher - at 70.13 per cent, compared to 61.8 per cent in 2005.

The Labour MP David Lammy is hoping to defend his Tottenham seat tonight, while Lynne Featherstone is waiting to find out whether she will be re-elected as the Liberal Democrat MP for Hornsey and Wood Green.