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

Motherwell & Wishaw

Parliamentary constituency

SNP HOLD

Results

  1. Scottish National Party
    Marion Fellows
    • Votes: 20,622
    • Vote share %: 46.4
    • Vote share change: +7.9
  2. Labour
    Angela Feeney
    • Votes: 14,354
    • Vote share %: 32.3
    • Vote share change: -5.4
  3. Conservative
    Meghan Gallacher
    • Votes: 7,150
    • Vote share %: 16.1
    • Vote share change: -4.2
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Christopher Wilson
    • Votes: 1,675
    • Vote share %: 3.8
    • Vote share change: +1.6
  5. UKIP
    Neil Wilson
    • Votes: 619
    • Vote share %: 1.4
    • Vote share change: +0.1

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • SNP majority: 6,268
  • Registered voters: 68,856
  • % share:
    64.5%
  • Change since 2017: +3.0

Vote share

Party % share
Scottish National Party 46.4%
Labour 32.3%
Conservative 16.1%
Liberal Democrat 3.8%
UKIP 1.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +7.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.6 Gained
  • UKIP +0.1 Gained
  • Conservative -4.2 Lost
  • Labour -5.4 Lost

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Fellows seals North Lanarkshire clean sweep for SNP

Marion Fellows holds Motherwell & Wishaw for the SNP, completing a full house of North Lanarkshire constituencies for the nationalists.

Fellows' majority shoots up from just 318 in 2017 to over 6,000.

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Motherwell & Wishaw: Scottish National Party hold

Marion Fellows has been re-elected as the MP for Motherwell & Wishaw, with a significantly increased majority.

The Scottish National Party candidate beat Labour's Angela Feeney by 6,268 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Meghan Gallacher of the Conservative Party came third and Liberal Democrat Christopher Wilson came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 3 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 44,000 people, 64.5% 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 five candidates, Christopher Wilson (Liberal Democrat) and Neil Wilson (UKIP), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard arrives in Motherwell

For she's a jolly good Fellows

The SNP's Marion Fellows held Motherwell & Wishaw in 2017 by just 318 votes. She arrives at tonight's count to a rapturous welcome. This was a seat Labour had serious designs on winning. No longer, according to our reporter, Katie Hunter.

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Polling station venue changed after suspicious device found

A 48-year-old man was arrested after a suspicious device was found near the Glen Tower flats polling station in North Lanarkshire this morning.

That's why Knowetop Primary School was used in its place, and it's the first polling station to have its ballot boxes received for Motherwell & Wishaw.

Marion Fellows of the SNP won this constituency with a majority of 318 two years ago.

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Under way in Motherwell

Here's the scene at the Motherwell count, where votes from the Motherwell & Wishaw constituency will be totted up.

We're big fans of the rather fetching winter knit on show for the occasion.

Motherwell & Wishaw count
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