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

Linlithgow & Falkirk East

Parliamentary constituency

SNP HOLD

Results

  1. Scottish National Party
    Martyn Day
    • Votes: 25,551
    • Vote share %: 44.2
    • Vote share change: +7.9
  2. Conservative
    Charles Kennedy
    • Votes: 14,285
    • Vote share %: 24.7
    • Vote share change: -4.4
  3. Labour
    Wendy Milne
    • Votes: 10,517
    • Vote share %: 18.2
    • Vote share change: -12.9
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Sally Pattle
    • Votes: 4,393
    • Vote share %: 7.6
    • Vote share change: +4.2
  5. The Brexit Party
    Marc Bozza
    • Votes: 1,257
    • Vote share %: 2.2
    • Vote share change: +2.2
  6. Green
    Gillian Mackay
    • Votes: 1,184
    • Vote share %: 2.0
    • Vote share change: +2.0
  7. Veterans and People's Party
    Mark Tunnicliff
    • Votes: 588
    • Vote share %: 1.0
    • Vote share change: +1.0

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • SNP majority: 11,266
  • Registered voters: 87,044
  • % share:
    66.4%
  • Change since 2017: +1.3

Vote share

Party % share
Scottish National Party 44.2%
Conservative 24.7%
Labour 18.2%
Liberal Democrat 7.6%
The Brexit Party 2.2%
Green 2.0%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +7.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +4.2 Gained
  • The Brexit Party +2.2 Gained
  • Green +2.0 Gained
  • Conservative -4.4 Lost
  • Labour -12.9 Lost

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Linlithgow & Falkirk East: Scottish National Party hold

Martyn Day has been re-elected as the MP for Linlithgow & Falkirk East, with an increased majority.

The Scottish National Party candidate beat Conservative Charles Kennedy by 11,266 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Wendy Milne of the Labour Party came third and Liberal Democrat Sally Pattle came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 1.3 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 58,000 people, roughly two-thirds of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Three of the seven candidates, Marc Bozza (The Brexit Party), Gillian Mackay (Green) and Mark Tunnicliff (Veterans and People's Party), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Scotland 'sick and tired of Tory governments'

Martyn Day, who has held Linlithgow & Falkirk East for the SNP, complains about dishonest campaigning, adding "Scotland is sick and tired of Tory government".

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SNP's Day swells majority in Linlithgow

SNP hold Linlithgow & Falkirk East.

Martyn Day achieves a huge majority of 11,266, up from 2919.

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Livingston count well under way

Things are starting to pick up in Livingston at the count for Linlithgow & Falkirk East and Livingston.

Both results are expected between 03:30 and 04:30.

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Strong coffee needed in Livingston

The canteens at these counts have had a lot of practice in recent years...

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SNP confident in Linlithgow

In Linlithgow & East Falkirk, party sources are telling Matthew Cox they're confident SNPs Martyn Day will keep his seat, saying "It's been a wonderful day, and it will be a wonderful night."

Turnout up slightly in Linlithgow

Turnout up slightly to 66.5% in Linlithgow & Falkirk East.

The SNP's Martyn Day is looking to hold the seat he won by 2,919 votes in 2017.

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'Positive' campaign for Greens in Livingston

Matthew Cox spoke to two Scottish Green candidates at the count in Livingston.

Gillian Mackay, Linlithgow & Falkirk East candidate, said she was "pretty positive about the campaign so far". It is her first time standing in this seat and she is "hoping for a good showing."

Cameron Glasgow, Livingston candidate, said he was "excited" about tonight. Asked if he had any indication of how successful he has been, he said he had done "as I expected" and he "did not expect much."

He added that the point of his campaign was "to demand climate action" and to put pressure on other parties.