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After 650 of 650 seats

Batley & Spen

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Tracy Brabin Votes 29,844 header_vote_share 55.5 Net percentage change in seats +12.3
Party

CON

Conservative

Ann Myatt Votes 20,883 header_vote_share 38.8 Net percentage change in seats +7.6
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

John Lawson Votes 1,224 header_vote_share 2.3 Net percentage change in seats -2.5
Party

IND

Independent

Aleks Lukic Votes 1,076 header_vote_share 2.0 Net percentage change in seats +2.0
Party

GRN

Green Party

Alan Freeman Votes 695 header_vote_share 1.3 Net percentage change in seats -1.1
Party

IND

Independent

Mohammed Hanif Votes 58 header_vote_share 0.1 Net percentage change in seats +0.1

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

8,961

Turnout

67.1%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 55.5
Conservative 38.8
Liberal Democrat 2.3
Independent 2.0
Green Party 1.3
Independent 0.1

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+12.3
Conservative
+7.6
Independent
+2.0
Independent
+0.1
Green Party
-1.1
Liberal Democrat
-2.5

Latest updates

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox work

A minister for loneliness, a project first started by the late MP Jo Cox, has been announced by Downing Street.

Old lady
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Tracey Crouch MP said she was proud to take on the "generational challenge" to tackle an issue affecting about nine million UK people, young and old.

She said she would work across political parties and with communities.

The Commission on Loneliness was first set up by Ms Cox, who was killed before the EU referendum by a man who shouted "Britain first" during the attack.

A 2017 report said loneliness was as harmful to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

Jo Cox assistant receives MBE from Prince of Wales

Sandra Major, who worked for the murdered West Yorkshire MP Jo Cox, and was with her when she died, has received an MBE today.

Prince of Wales and Sandra Major
PA

Mrs Major was given her award at Buckingham Palace by the Prince of Wales.

She carried on working for Mrs Cox's constituents despite her shock and grief following the murder.

She was honoured for her parliamentary services and service to the community of Batley and Spen.

She was really crazy, I always used to say she was like Tigger she just used to jump about, she had so much energy. She was a lovely lady, it was a terrible tragedy."

Sandra Major MBE

Jo Cox worker to collect MBE at Buckingham Palace

One of the people who was with murdered West Yorkshire MP Jo Cox when she was attacked is due to receive an MBE today.

Sandra Major
BBC

Sandra Major worked in her constituency office in Birstall and will be at the Palace today to collect the award given for "services to the community in Batley & Spen".

Mrs Major was leaving a car with the MP, ahead of a surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire, in June, when the MP was shot and stabbed.

At the time of the attack Mrs Major said the MP tried to protect them, even while she was under attack herself.

MPs' protection costs up by £2m after Jo Cox murder

The amount of money spent protecting MPs has gone up by more than £2m since the murder of Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox last year.

Jo
Jo Cox Family

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority says a standard package of security measures is available to all MPs and has been recommended by security advisers and the police.

Ms Cox was murdered by right-wing extremist Thomas Mair as she arrived to host a surgery in Birstall in June 2016.

Watch: Jo Cox hero receives George Medal posthumously

The widow of a man who tried to stop the murder of MP Jo Cox has received the George Medal on his behalf.

Bernard Kenny was stabbed as he intervened when Thomas Mair attacked Mrs Cox in Birstall, West Yorkshire in June 2016.

The 79-year-old died of cancer in August, two months after he was honoured for his bravery, his widow Doreen Kenny was presented with the award by the Queen during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Jo Cox attack hero to receive posthumous award

The widow of the man who tried to stop West Yorkshire MP Jo Cox being murdered last year is due to receive the George Medal on his behalf at Buckingham Palace later.

Bernard Kenny
PA

Bernard Kenny, 77, was stabbed in the stomach as he went to the aid of Mrs Cox, the Labour MP for Batley and Spen, when she was fatally shot and stabbed in Birstall in June 2016.

After the attack, more than 80,000 people signed an online petition calling for Mr Kenny to be awarded the George Cross for his bravery.

He died of cancer in August, aged 79.

Parliamentary pooch is top dog

Batley and Spen MP Tracey Brabin has won a top prize today.

Well to be exact, it's her dog - Rocky.

He's just won Westminster Dog Of The Year!

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Watch: Bernard Kenny 'was every inch the hero'

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has hailed the bravery of Bernard Kenny - the man who was awarded the George medal for trying to stop the murder of MP Jo Cox.

Mr. Kenny died yesterday morning at the age of 79, he was suffering from cancer.

He was stabbed as he intervened when Thomas Mair attacked Mrs Cox in Birstall, West Yorkshire in 2016.

Holly Lynch - who was a friend of Jo Cox - says Bernard Kenny leaves behind a great legacy:

Jo Cox George Medal 'hero' Bernard Kenny dies

The man who was awarded the George Medal for trying to stop the murder of MP Jo Cox has died, his family says.

Medal man
BBC

Bernard Kenny was stabbed as he intervened when Thomas Mair attacked Mrs Cox in Birstall, West Yorkshire in 2016.

Mr Kenny's son said the 79-year-old, who was honoured in June, had died on Monday morning.

Mair stabbed Mrs Cox, the MP for Batley and Spen, 15 times and shot her three times.

Mr Kenny was seriously injured in the attack, but the cause of his death is not believed to be related to the incident.

LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Jo Cox
, have the following results:
  • 21,826 total votes taken.
  • 43.2% share of the total vote
  • +1.0% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Imtiaz Ameen
, have the following results:
  • 15,769 total votes taken.
  • 31.2% share of the total vote
  • -2.3% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Aleks Lukic
, have the following results:
  • 9,080 total votes taken.
  • 18.0% share of the total vote
  • +18.0% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate John Lawson
, have the following results:
  • 2,396 total votes taken.
  • 4.7% share of the total vote
  • -11.1% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Ian Bullock
, have the following results:
  • 1,232 total votes taken.
  • 2.4% share of the total vote
  • +1.3% change in share of the votes
TUSC
, with candidate Dawn Wheelhouse
, have the following results:
  • 123 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.2% change in share of the votes
Patriotic Socialist Party
, with candidate Karl Varley
, have the following results:
  • 53 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes

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