UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
UK Results

After 650 of 650 seats

Barnsley Central

Parliamentary constituency


General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats



Dan Jarvis Votes 24,982 header_vote_share 63.9 Net percentage change in seats +8.2



Amanda Ford Votes 9,436 header_vote_share 24.1 Net percentage change in seats +9.1



Gavin Felton Votes 3,339 header_vote_share 8.5 Net percentage change in seats -13.2


Green Party

Richard Trotman Votes 572 header_vote_share 1.5 Net percentage change in seats -1.1


Liberal Democrat

David Ridgway Votes 549 header_vote_share 1.4 Net percentage change in seats -0.7


English Democrats

Stephen Morris Votes 211 header_vote_share 0.5 Net percentage change in seats -0.8

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority




Vote share

Party %
Labour 63.9
Conservative 24.1
UKIP 8.5
Green Party 1.5
Liberal Democrat 1.4
English Democrats 0.5

Vote share change since 2015

Liberal Democrat
English Democrats
Green Party

Latest updates

Barnsley MP to stand as Sheffield City Region Mayor

Liz Roberts

Political Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

The Barnsley Central Labour MP Dan Jarvis has announced his intention to stand to be Sheffield City Region Mayor.

There's a vote for a regional mayor in May. He's the third Labour candidate to throw his hat in the ring.

Dan Jarvis

Former Sports Minister and Sheffield MP Richard Caborn and Sheffield Councillor Ben Curran also want to be the Labour candidate.

Mr Jarvis, who was elected in Barnsley Central on 2011, says he'll try to remain as an MP even if elected. In a statement he said:

We are on course to elect a Mayor with no powers and no resources. The new mayor will need to leverage maximum influence to reach a consensus on how to proceed and drive our region forward. If my first act as Mayor was to stand down as an MP, I'd be needlessly squandering my ability to inflict pressure on the government through championing our cause in Parliament."

Dan JarvisMP

Listen: 'Whatever the result that's how we'll proceed'

Kevin Larkin

Political reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

Barnsley MP, Dan Jarvis has been speaking about the news that a referendum will take place in the town about whether the area will become part of a devolved South Yorkshire or become part of a Yorkshire-wide deal.

The decision went through a borough council vote unanimously earlier today and the Labour MP was pleased to see that the people of Barnsley will ultimately have the final say on the matter:

Listen: MPs demand more transport funding for the north

Nick Wilson

BBC Radio Sheffield News

MPs from across the North have lined up in Parliament to demand a "fairer deal" on transport funding.

They were taking part in a backbench business debate on the issue in the Commons.

The government's defended its record, saying it's working hard to overcome decades of under-investment.

But Labour MP for Barnsley Central, Dan Jarvis, says the differences in infrastructure spending between different parts of the country are clear:

'The time's right to move on' - Barnsley FC chairman Watkins

BBC Sport

More on the news that Barnsley FC chairman Maurice Watkins' is to leave the Championship club and its board.


The former Manchester United director and lawyer was appointed as chairman of the Tykes in May 2013.

Mr Watkins says: "It was just over four years ago that the owner, Patrick Cryne, asked me to become chairman of the board of directors.

"I've decided the time's right to move on and I wish the club, the players, the fans, and the board every success."

Barnsley Central: Labour hold

Result graphic

BreakingRESULT: Labour hold Barnsley Central

Labour's Dan Jarvis is re-elected for Barnsley Central.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May


, with candidate Dan Jarvis
, have the following results:
  • 20,376 total votes taken.
  • 55.7% share of the total vote
  • +8.5% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Lee Hunter
, have the following results:
  • 7,941 total votes taken.
  • 21.7% share of the total vote
  • +17.1% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Kay Carter
, have the following results:
  • 5,485 total votes taken.
  • 15.0% share of the total vote
  • -2.3% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Michael Short
, have the following results:
  • 938 total votes taken.
  • 2.6% share of the total vote
  • +2.6% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate John Ridgway
, have the following results:
  • 770 total votes taken.
  • 2.1% share of the total vote
  • -15.2% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Dave Gibson
, have the following results:
  • 573 total votes taken.
  • 1.6% share of the total vote
  • +1.6% change in share of the votes
English Democrats
, with candidate Ian Sutton
, have the following results:
  • 477 total votes taken.
  • 1.3% share of the total vote
  • +1.3% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

Back to top