Putney Constituency in the General Election

The candidates for the Westminster seat

Results of the 2001 Election
Candidate Party  
Tony Colman Labour  
Justine Greening Conservative  
Jeremy Ambache Liberal Democrat  
Keith Magnum Green Party  
Anthony Gahan UK Independence  

Related items:

Contact details for the local party offices

Tony Colman's web site
Justine Greening's web page

Liberal Democrats web site

Putney get UKIP candidate

UKIP Wandsworth web page

To contact your MP write to: Tony Colman MP House of Commons, SW1A 0AA.  His e-mail address is colmant@parliament.uk


The sitting MP for this seat is Tony Colman (pictured below) who represents Labour. In the 2001 election he won the seat from the Conservatives with a majority of 8.1%, he had previously been elected MP for Putney on May 1st 1997.

Tony Colman MP Tony was educated at Paston Grammar School and Magdalene College, Cambridge. From 1964-69 he worked for Unilever (United Africa Company) and 1969-90 The Burton Group where he was a Board Director. From 1991 until June 1997 he was Leader of the London Borough of Merton. He was re-elected in June 2001.

He is Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Socially Responsible Investment and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Management, and Vice-Chair of GLOBE UK, a group that promotes policies supporting sustainable development through political education and parliamentary action.

Justine GreeningThe Tories have selected Justine Greening (pictured right) to contest the constituency.  Born in 1969, she has an MBA from the London Business School and is a Finance Manager at Centrica plc.

Justine has already got experience of local government � she's been a local councillor in Epping, and was Vice Chair of the Finance Committee.

Jeremy AmbacheLocal Liberal Democrats have selected Jeremy Ambache (pictured left) as their candidate.

Jeremy Ambache has had a career in local government, most recently as Director of Social Services for two councils. He has also been an advisor to central government on policies for disabled and older people. He is currently working as a campaign organiser for the Liberal Democrats.


Keith Magnum Green PartyThe Green Party has selected Keith Magnum (pictured right) as their Prospective Paliamentry Candidate.  Keith Magnum is 38, Anglo-Indian and a Politics and International Relations graduate. He currently works in the administration of the London Assembly Secretariat, Greater London Authority, GLA.

He is also UNISON Branch Secretary at the Greater London Authority and has
played a key role in organising locally against the Government�s action against public sector pensions recently attended the TUC Conference �Tackling Climate Change in the Workplace� and organised press work, calling on local authorities to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and to work with the Carbon Trust to do so.  He is an LEA governor of a Hackney primary school and an Executive Member of Hackney Community and Police Consultative Group.

Anthony GahanThe UKIP have selected Anthony Gahan (pictured right) is 38 Years old and a partner in a London based investment banking business which he co-founded in 2003.



May 6, 2005