1987 Greenwich by-election

The 1987 Greenwich by-election was a by-election to the British House of Commons held on 26 February 1987, shortly before the 1987 general election. The election was caused by the death of Guy Barnett, Labour Party Member of Parliament for Greenwich on 24 December 1986.

1987 Greenwich by-election

 1983 26 February 1987 1987 
 
Candidate Rosie Barnes Deirdre Wood John Antcliffe
Party SDP Labour Conservative
Popular vote 18,287 11,676 3,852
Percentage 53.0% 33.8% 11.2%

MP before election

Guy Barnett
Labour

Subsequent MP

Rosie Barnes
SDP