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

Brigg & Goole

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Andrew Percy
    • Votes: 30,941
    • Vote share %: 71.3
    • Vote share change: +10.9
  2. Labour
    Majid Khan
    • Votes: 9,000
    • Vote share %: 20.7
    • Vote share change: -12.2
  3. Liberal Democrat
    David Dobbie
    • Votes: 2,180
    • Vote share %: 5.0
    • Vote share change: +3.2
  4. Green
    Jo Baker
    • Votes: 1,281
    • Vote share %: 3.0
    • Vote share change: +1.7

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 21,941
  • Registered voters: 65,939
  • % share:
    65.8%
  • Change since 2017: -2.4

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 71.3%
Labour 20.7%
Liberal Democrat 5.0%
Green 3.0%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +10.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.2 Gained
  • Green +1.7 Gained
  • Labour -12.2 Lost

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Brigg & Goole: Conservative hold

Andrew Percy has been re-elected as the MP for Brigg & Goole, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Majid Khan by 21,941 votes, 9,578 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

David Dobbie of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Jo Baker came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 2.4 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 43,000 people, roughly two-thirds of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the four candidates, Jo Baker (Green) lost her £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingBrigg and Goole: Conservative hold

Conservative candidate Andrew Percy has been re-elected as MP for Brigg and Goole, increasing his majority to 21,941 votes.

Where's the weirdest place you've voted?

Natasha Turney

BBC Points West

Heavy rain apparently forced some voters in part of the Brigg and Goole constituency to cast their ballot in the back of a car.

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The rain meant the roof of a mobile office being used for voting started to sag and leak.

With 90 minutes to go staff took the ballot outside to their car boot where people continued to cast votes until the polls closed

Investigation into abuse of Parliamentary candidates launched

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

An investigation has been ordered into the abuse of parliamentary candidates during last months general election.

Andrew Percy
BBC

Labour and the Conservatives have both accused each other of failing to act to stamp out offensive behaviour by their members and activists.

The government ordered inquiry will look at claims there's been a growth - particularly online - of racism, anti-Semitism, and sexism.

The Conservative MP for Brigg and Goole Andrew Percy told a Commons debate that he was targeted.

Brigg and Goole MP: Corbyn 'dangerous'

Andrew Percy has held his seat for the Conservatives in Brigg and Goole, but he says the results for the party nationally are "sad".

Andrew Percy
BBC

He says: "I've supported Theresa May from day one. I think it's very sad, actually, that the results are as they have been.

"The people of this country voted to leave the European Union and the idea that somebody like Jeremy Corbyn would be negotiating for us is just dangerous."

Brigg & Goole: Conservative hold

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