Hereford & Herefordshire South

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Jesse Norman
, have the following results:
  • 24,844 total votes taken.
  • 52.6% share of the total vote
  • +6.3% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Nigel Ely
, have the following results:
  • 7,954 total votes taken.
  • 16.8% share of the total vote
  • +13.4% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Anna Coda
, have the following results:
  • 6,042 total votes taken.
  • 12.8% share of the total vote
  • +5.5% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Lucy Hurds
, have the following results:
  • 5,002 total votes taken.
  • 10.6% share of the total vote
  • -30.5% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Diana Toynbee
, have the following results:
  • 3,415 total votes taken.
  • 7.2% share of the total vote
  • +7.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

CON majority: 16,890 35.7%
Turnout
66.8%

Vote share

Party %
CON 52.6
UKIP 16.8
LAB 12.8
LD 10.6
GRN 7.2

Vote share change since 2010

-%
+%
UKIP
+13.4
GRN
+7.2
CON
+6.3
LAB
+5.5
LD
-30.5

Latest updates Hereford & Herefordshire South

24.06.2016

15:33

Herefordshire & Worcs vote to leave EU

Herefordshire and Worcestershire vote decisively to leave the European Union.

06.05.2016

13:50

Tories lose control of Worcester

Conservatives lose control of Worcester despite remaining the largest party in the council.

11.04.2016

15:54

Two hurt in separate bonfire incidents

A woman in her 60s and a councillor are severely burned by bonfires in two separate accidents in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

08.05.2015

07:46

Big majorities as Tories hold seats

There are big increases in Conservative majorities as they have a clean sweep of seats across Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
05:02

Hereford winner

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Conservative Jesse Norman makes his victor's speech alongside candidates from the Liberal Democrats, Labour, the Green Party and UKIP.

He held the Hereford and Herefordshire South seat for the Conservatives.

04:28
Breaking

CON Hold

Jesse Norman holds Hereford and Herefordshire South.

19.04.2015

13:03

Tory candidate in muffin probe

A Conservative standing for re-election dismisses as "nonsense" claims he attempted to sway potential voters with cake.

17.04.2015

19:15

A mixed bag of opinion in Hereford

Political reporter Matthew Bone discovers what the voters of Hereford want from the general election.

31.03.2015

12:57

Two counties: A general election guide

Political reporter Matthew Bone casts his eye over the political landscape
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Constituency profile

With the foothills of the Black Mountains to the west, Hereford at its heart and Wye Valley to the south, the Hereford and Herefordshire South seat's main industries are tourism and farming. Cider company Bulmers also has a major plant in Hereford, with brand owner Heineken recently pledging to invest £58m in it to increase production capacity. The £90m Old Market shopping centre opened last summer, featuring big-name retail brands, restaurants and a cinema complex.

Just under 15% of working-age people in this seat describe themselves as being in skilled trades occupations, according to data from the ONS 2011 Census for England and Wales.

The constituency was created for the 2010 election, with its predecessor seat - Hereford - being under Liberal Democrat control from 1997. In 2010, Jesse Norman won for the Conservatives with 46.2% of the vote, followed by the Liberal Democrats on 41.1%,Labour 7.2% and UKIP 3.4%.