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

Bristol South

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Karin Smyth
    • Votes: 27,895
    • Vote share %: 50.5
    • Vote share change: -9.5
  2. Conservative
    Richard Morgan
    • Votes: 18,036
    • Vote share %: 32.7
    • Vote share change: +2.0
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Andrew Brown
    • Votes: 4,227
    • Vote share %: 7.7
    • Vote share change: +4.3
  4. Green
    Tony Dyer
    • Votes: 2,713
    • Vote share %: 4.9
    • Vote share change: +2.3
  5. The Brexit Party
    Robert de Vito Boutin
    • Votes: 2,325
    • Vote share %: 4.2
    • Vote share change: +4.2

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 9,859
  • Registered voters: 84,079
  • % share:
    65.6%
  • Change since 2017: +0.1

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 50.5%
Conservative 32.7%
Liberal Democrat 7.7%
Green 4.9%
The Brexit Party 4.2%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +4.3 Gained
  • The Brexit Party +4.2 Gained
  • Green +2.3 Gained
  • Conservative +2.0 Gained
  • Labour -9.5 Lost

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'We are going to have a very difficult five years ahead'

Labour's Karin Smyth shares her commiserations after they lost the General Election to the Conservatives, despite being re-elected as the MP for Bristol South with a decreased majority.

She beat Conservative Richard Morgan by 9,859 votes.

Labour candidate Karin Smyth shares her commiserations after the election results.

Bristol South: Labour hold

Karin Smyth has been re-elected as the MP for Bristol South, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Richard Morgan by 9,859 votes, 6,128 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Andrew Brown of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Tony Dyer came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 0.1 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 55,000 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.

Two of the five candidates, Tony Dyer (Green) and Robert de Vito Boutin (The Brexit Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingBristol South: Lab hold

Labour's Karin Smyth has held the Bristol South seat. Figures below

Andrew Brown, Lib Democrats 4,227

Robert de Vigo Boutin, Brexit 2,323

Tony Dyer, Green 2,713

Richard Morgan, Conservative, 18,036

Karin Smyth, Labour 27,891

Bristol turnout

65.9% turnout in Bristol South

70.8% turnout in Bristol East

'It's not the result we were hoping for'

Karin Smyth
BBC

Labour's Karin Smyth has arrived at the Bristol South count, and has been commenting on exit poll predictions of a big loss for the party.

She says: “It’s not the result we were hoping for. I’m disappointed because on a human side I’m going to be losing a lot of colleagues and it makes the job we’re trying to do that much harder.”

There has been a 65.9% turnout in Bristol South and 70.8% turnout in Bristol East.

Bristol Airport runway incident: A recap

The flight board at Bristol Airport
BBC
  • At 11:36 GMT an Embraer 145 aircraft left the runway while taxiing
  • No-one was hurt
  • The runway has been shut for nearly 12 hours as a result
  • Specialist equipment is needed to remove the aircraft
  • More than 70 flights have been either diverted or cancelled