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After 650 of 650 seats

Birmingham Yardley

Parliamentary constituency


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



Jess Phillips Votes 25,398 header_vote_share 57.1 Net percentage change in seats +15.4



Mohammed Afzal Votes 8,824 header_vote_share 19.8 Net percentage change in seats +5.8


Liberal Democrat

John Hemming Votes 7,984 header_vote_share 17.9 Net percentage change in seats -7.7



Paul Clayton Votes 1,916 header_vote_share 4.3 Net percentage change in seats -11.8


Green Party

Christopher Garghan Votes 280 header_vote_share 0.6 Net percentage change in seats -1.1



Abu Nowshed Votes 100 header_vote_share 0.2 Net percentage change in seats +0.2

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority




Vote share

Party %
Labour 57.1
Conservative 19.8
Liberal Democrat 17.9
UKIP 4.3
Green Party 0.6
Independent 0.2

Vote share change since 2015

Green Party
Liberal Democrat

Latest updates

Two Birmingham and Black Country MPs employ their partners

Two Birmingham and Black Country MPs continue to employ a member of their family despite the practice being banned for new members of Parliament.

No new MPs who secured their seats in June are allowed to employ relatives

Valerie Vaz, MP for Walsall South, employs her husband, Paul Townsend, as a senior parliamentary assistant.

Jess Phillips, MP for Birmingham Yardley, employs her husband, Tom Phillips, as a constituency support manager.

James Morris, MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis, also employed his wife, Anna Mellitt, as a communications officer until October 2016.

Voters must be able to have confidence that our democracy is resourced in an open and transparent way, so it's welcome that Parliamentary authorities have taken steps to reform the system."

Darren HughesActing chief executive of the Electoral Reform Society

Of the 589 returning MPs, 122 have declared the employment of a relative in the latest Register of Members' Financial Interests. None of the 61 new MPs who secured their seats at the general election on 8 June are allowed to do so.

Campaigners say there needs to be a clear end date for all MPs.

Birmingham MP argues against public sector pay cap

The limit on public sector salary rises could be reviewed, Downing Street has signalled, as a Labour attempt to scrap the 1% cap was defeated in Parliament.

In the Commons the Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, Jess Phillips, used her own traumatic experience of childbirth to argue for higher pay for midwives.

Jess Phillips

For every hour she worked last night, and every night she was paid £12.09. My baby took two hours to be born, I nearly died in those two hours and so did he. Both of us are here to tell the tale and I think that's worth more than £24.18. It seems the ministers opposite don't agree.

Jess PhillipsMP for Birmingham Yardley

Murdered MP Jo Cox remembered by Birmingham colleagues

Monica Rimmer

Journalist, BBC Online

The Labour MP Jo Cox is being remembered across the country on the first anniversary of her murder.

Events are being held today and over the weekend as part of The Great Get Together.

Emma Reynolds, the Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, says Jo achieved more in 12 months than others manage in a lifetime of politics.

Jo Cox

She gathered together with Andrew Mitchell, you might say an unlikely partnership, but they got on very, very well, they put Syria on the map again, people had started to forget how much suffering there was in Syria and she called on the government repeatedly to do more. She brought so much energy and commitment to the role of being an MP."

Emma ReynoldsLabour MP for Wolverhampton North East

Theresa May got it wrong says Yardley's Jess Phillips

Labour's Jess Phillips retained her seat in Yardley, beating John Hemming who was the Liberal Democrat MP there until 2015 into third place.

Jess Phillips says Theresa May made a mistake calling the snap election.

Jess Phillips

She's made chaos for her own ends, it's potentially very damaging...who knows who is going to be in charge.

Jess PhillipsLabour

Birmingham Yardley: Labour hold

Result graphic

BreakingBirmingham Yardley: Labour hold

Jess Phillips has held her seat in Birmingham Yardley with 25,398 votes.

In second place is Tory Mohammed Afzal with 8,824.

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 Jess Phillips
, have the following results:
  • 17,129 total votes taken.
  • 41.6% share of the total vote
  • +9.4% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate John Hemming
, have the following results:
  • 10,534 total votes taken.
  • 25.6% share of the total vote
  • -14.0% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Paul Clayton
, have the following results:
  • 6,637 total votes taken.
  • 16.1% share of the total vote
  • +13.2% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Arun Photay
, have the following results:
  • 5,760 total votes taken.
  • 14.0% share of the total vote
  • -5.2% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Grant Bishop
, have the following results:
  • 698 total votes taken.
  • 1.7% share of the total vote
  • +1.7% change in share of the votes
Respect Party
, with candidate Teval Stephens
, have the following results:
  • 187 total votes taken.
  • 0.5% share of the total vote
  • +0.5% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Eamonn Flynn
, have the following results:
  • 135 total votes taken.
  • 0.3% share of the total vote
  • +0.3% change in share of the votes
Social Democratic Party
, with candidate Peter Johnson
, have the following results:
  • 71 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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