UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey

Parliamentary constituency

SNP HOLD

Results

  1. Scottish National Party
    Drew Hendry
    • Votes: 26,247
    • Vote share %: 47.9
    • Vote share change: +8.0
  2. Conservative
    Fiona Fawcett
    • Votes: 15,807
    • Vote share %: 28.8
    • Vote share change: -1.7
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Robert Rixson
    • Votes: 5,846
    • Vote share %: 10.7
    • Vote share change: -1.6
  4. Labour
    Lewis Whyte
    • Votes: 4,123
    • Vote share %: 7.5
    • Vote share change: -8.7
  5. Green
    Ariane Burgess
    • Votes: 1,709
    • Vote share %: 3.1
    • Vote share change: +3.1
  6. The Brexit Party
    Les Durance
    • Votes: 1,078
    • Vote share %: 2.0
    • Vote share change: +2.0

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • SNP majority: 10,440
  • Registered voters: 78,057
  • % share:
    70.2%
  • Change since 2017: +1.5

Vote share

Party % share
Scottish National Party 47.9%
Conservative 28.8%
Liberal Democrat 10.7%
Labour 7.5%
Green 3.1%
The Brexit Party 2.0%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +8.0 Gained
  • Green +3.1 Gained
  • The Brexit Party +2.0 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat -1.6 Lost
  • Conservative -1.7 Lost
  • Labour -8.7 Lost

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Hendry's Highland majority more than doubles

The SNP hold Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey. Drew Hendry's majority from 2017 has more than doubled to over 10,000.

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Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey: Scottish National Party hold

Drew Hendry has been re-elected as the MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey, with an increased majority.

The Scottish National Party candidate beat Conservative Fiona Fawcett by 10,440 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Robert Rixson of the Liberal Democrats came third and Labour's Lewis Whyte came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 1.5 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 55,000 people, 70.2% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Two of the six candidates, Ariane Burgess (Green) and Les Durance (The Brexit Party), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Eigg-cellent news

The ballot box from the Isle of Eigg has arrived safely in Inverness for the Highland count.

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Blackford 'urging caution' over exit poll

Ian Blackford, MP for Ross, Skye & Lochaber, and SNP leader in the House of Commons, is not getting carried away with the exit poll, which indicates the nationalists will win 55 of the 59 Scottish seats.

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'Jingle hell' in the Highlands

Our reporter Jackie O'Brien is embracing the Christmas spirit in Inverness, where three constituencies will be counted - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey; Caithness, Sutherland & Easter Ross; Ross, Skye & Lochaber.

Two years ago, the earliest result declared came from Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey at 03:07.

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