Hereford & Herefordshire SouthParliamentary constituency
- 24,844 total votes taken.
- 52.6% share of the total vote
- +6.3% change in share of the votes
- 7,954 total votes taken.
- 16.8% share of the total vote
- +13.4% change in share of the votes
- 6,042 total votes taken.
- 12.8% share of the total vote
- +5.5% change in share of the votes
- 5,002 total votes taken.
- 10.6% share of the total vote
- -30.5% change in share of the votes
- 3,415 total votes taken.
- 7.2% share of the total vote
- +7.2% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010
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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.
Jesse Norman holds Hereford and Herefordshire South.
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%.