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

Barnsley Central

Parliamentary constituency



  1. Labour
    Dan Jarvis
    • Votes: 14,804
    • Vote share %: 40.1
    • Vote share change: -23.8
  2. The Brexit Party
    Victoria Felton
    • Votes: 11,233
    • Vote share %: 30.4
    • Vote share change: +30.4
  3. Conservative
    Iftikhar Ahmed
    • Votes: 7,892
    • Vote share %: 21.4
    • Vote share change: -2.8
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Will Sapwell
    • Votes: 1,176
    • Vote share %: 3.2
    • Vote share change: +1.8
  5. Green
    Tom Heyes
    • Votes: 900
    • Vote share %: 2.4
    • Vote share change: +1.0
  6. The Yorkshire Party
    Ryan Williams
    • Votes: 710
    • Vote share %: 1.9
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  7. Independent
    Donald Wood
    • Votes: 188
    • Vote share %: 0.5
    • Vote share change: +0.5

Change compared with 2017


  • LAB majority: 3,571
  • Registered voters: 65,277
  • % share:
  • Change since 2017: -4.3

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 40.1%
The Brexit Party 30.4%
Conservative 21.4%
Liberal Democrat 3.2%
Green 2.4%
The Yorkshire Party 1.9%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +30.4 Gained
  • The Yorkshire Party +1.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.8 Gained
  • Green +1.0 Gained
  • Conservative -2.8 Lost
  • Labour -23.8 Lost

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Dan Jarvis MP rules himself out of Labour leadership race

Sheffield City Region mayor and Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis has said he won't be joining the race to become the new Labour leader.

Mr Jarvis said he was "humbled" by messages of support but that he is committed to serving as mayor for the region.

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Dan Jarvis on Labour leadership speculation

Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis says he's not thinking much further ahead than his next cup of tea, brushing off comments suggesting he may be the next Labour leader.

Dan Jarvis

His comment came as some were calling for Jeremy Corbyn to resign after exit polls poll put Labour on 191 seats, which would be its worst result since 1935.

Mr Jarvis, said: "I'm pretty busy at the moment because as well as being the MP I'm also the city region mayor and that's a massive commitment"

"I take very seriously the commitment I've made to the people of South Yorkshire to serve as their mayor.

"What I'm going to do is go and look at my phone and see what is happening around the country and maybe even get home and maybe even see my family and maybe even have a cup of tea.

"And that's my priority. I'm not thinking much further than my next cup of tea."

Barnsley Central: Labour hold

Dan Jarvis has been re-elected as the MP for Barnsley Central, with a significantly decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat the Brexit Party's Victoria Felton by 3,571 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election.

Iftikhar Ahmed of the Conservative Party came third and Liberal Democrat Will Sapwell came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 4.3 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 37,000 people, 56.5% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Four of the seven candidates, Will Sapwell (Liberal Democrat), Tom Heyes (Green), Ryan Williams (The Yorkshire Party) and Donald Wood (independent) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Dan Jarvis: A 'dismal night' for Labour

Labour's Dan Jarvis has said it looks set to be a "dismal night" for Labour despite being re-elected as MP for Barnsley Central.

Dan Jarvis
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Mr Jarvis won his seat with 14,804 votes, with Brexit Party's Victoria Felton coming second with 11,233 votes.

He said: "Over for the past few weeks, I've had countless conversations with too many people who've expressed concerns and in some cases anger in a Labour Party that they think no longer speaks for them

"We have to listen to those concerns and work to regain the trust where it's been lost."

He went on to criticise national government for neglecting towns in the north of England saying "ending northern neglect" would be his priority.

"The massive potential of Barnsley and Yorkshire should be shouted from the rooftops", he said.

BreakingBarnsley Central: Labour hold

Labour have held Barnsley Central with Dan Jarvis remaining as the constituency's MP.

Barnsley results could come 'within an hour'

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Barnsley could be set to declare earlier than expected

Local Democracy Reporter Paul Whitehouse says results had been expected for Barnsley Central and Barnsley East at about 03:00 but could now come as soon as 01:00:

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Ballots arrive in Barnsley

Tracy Gee

Reporter, BBC Yorkshire

I assume the slides at the Metrodome pool in Barnsley have been switched off.

Let's hope so, we don't want these papers heading off down the flumes!

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Tracy Gee

Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds