Labour's Dr Onkar Sahota Takes Ealing and Hillingdon
Deputy Mayor Richard Barnes loses seat on London Assembly
Dr Onkar Sahota has taken the Ealing and Hillingdon London Assembly seat from Deputy Mayor Richard Barnes - with a majority of over 3,000 votes - a swing of 9.2%.
The local GP, former magistrate and school governor has run a tireless campaign focussing on the threat to Ealing Hospital.
His petition against closure attracted over 10,000 signatures.
Richard Barnes, the outgoing member has served the GLA for 12 years.
In the Mayoral election Boris Johnson is still in the lead - the announcement is due at around 8pm if, as expected there is a need to count second preference votes to decide the winner.
London Mayoral Election
London Assembly Election
Ealing and Hillingdon Constituency
4th May 2012