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

Bromsgrove

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Sajid Javid
    • Votes: 34,408
    • Vote share %: 63.4
    • Vote share change: +1.4
  2. Labour
    Rory Shannon
    • Votes: 11,302
    • Vote share %: 20.8
    • Vote share change: -10.5
  3. Liberal Democrat
    David Nicholl
    • Votes: 6,779
    • Vote share %: 12.5
    • Vote share change: +7.9
  4. Green
    Kevin White
    • Votes: 1,783
    • Vote share %: 3.3
    • Vote share change: +1.2

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 23,106
  • Registered voters: 75,079
  • % share:
    72.3%
  • Change since 2017: -1.2

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 63.4%
Labour 20.8%
Liberal Democrat 12.5%
Green 3.3%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +7.9 Gained
  • Conservative +1.4 Gained
  • Green +1.2 Gained
  • Labour -10.5 Lost

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Javid hopes to continue as chancellor in new government

The Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid says he hopes to continue as chancellor in Boris Johnson's new government.

He was returned to Parliament for the fourth time, with a majority of 23,106 and said he would head straight back to London to continue his work, but would take nothing for granted.

Sajid Javid
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But Mr Javid said that despite his work at Downing Street he would still work hard for his constituents.

Bromsgrove: Conservative hold

Chancellor Sajid Javid has been re-elected as the MP for Bromsgrove, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Rory Shannon by 23,106 votes, 6,533 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

David Nicholl of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Kevin White came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 1.2 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 54,000 people, roughly three-quarters 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, Kevin White (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingResult: Sajid Javid holds Bromsgrove

Chancellor the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, has been re-elected as the MP for Bromsgrove.

He secured a majority of 23,106 votes - 63% - in the seat he has represented since 2010.

Rail delays set to continue until 19:00

BBC News Travel

A power failure in the Bromsgrove area is set to disrupt rail services through Birmingham New Street until 19:00.

Lines have now reopened following an earlier failure of the electricity supply but delays of up to 60 minutes, alterations and cancellations are set to continue said National Rail.

Coaches are running between Droitwich Spa, Bromsgrove and Longbridge.

West Midlands Railway passengers for Birmingham can use services in to Birmingham Snow Hill.

A shortage of train crew also means London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway have a reduced service on some routes.

Watch out for flooding on your commute

BBC News Travel

Flooding is affecting roads across the West Midlands, with heavy rain set to continue throughout the morning.

  • The entry slip road is closed on the M5 northbound at J3, Quinton Expressway.
  • The A38 in Bromsgrove is closed in both directions between Austin Road and Charford Road.
  • The A448 Kidderminster Road in Bromsgrove is blocked near Sanders Park.
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Bromsgrove MP 'suffered racist abuse'

Sajid Javid, communities secretary and the MP for Bromsgrove, says he suffered racist abuse during the general election.

A debate at Westminster has heard how a number of MPs, including Labour's Diane Abbott, said they were abused during the campaign with some blaming it on the rise of social media.

Sajid Javid
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The Prime Minister has asked Lord Bew to lead an inquiry into what went on during the election and whether existing laws need to be strengthened to protect candidates in future.

I myself suffered from this during the general election as well, and I'm sure we all agree in this house that racism has no place in society."

Sajid JavidBromsgrove MP

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