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Coventry South

Parliamentary constituency


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



James Cunningham Votes 25,874 header_vote_share 55.0 Net percentage change in seats +12.8



Michelle Lowe Votes 17,927 header_vote_share 38.1 Net percentage change in seats +3.2


Liberal Democrat

Greg Judge Votes 1,343 header_vote_share 2.9 Net percentage change in seats -1.2



Ian Rogers Votes 1,037 header_vote_share 2.2 Net percentage change in seats -10.9


Green Party

Aimee Challenor Votes 604 header_vote_share 1.3 Net percentage change in seats -2.6



Sandra Findlay Votes 224 header_vote_share 0.5 Net percentage change in seats +0.5

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority




Vote share

Party %
Labour 55.0
Conservative 38.1
Liberal Democrat 2.9
UKIP 2.2
Green Party 1.3
Independent 0.5

Vote share change since 2015

Liberal Democrat
Green Party

Latest updates

MP trio vote against HS2

Paul Rowley

BBC Political Correspondent

MPs have given the provisional go ahead to the second phase of the HS2 high speed rail project, the section that will run between Birmingham and Crewe.

Artist's impression of HS2 train

The first phase from London to Birmingham's set to open in 2026 with the second launched in two stages, including the line to Crewe which is due to start in 2027.

The High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill was given a second reading and got a 283 majority.

A dozen MPs voted against it, including Stone's Sir Bill Cash, Lichfield's Michael Fabricant and Coventry South's Jim Cunningham.

Video: Labour hold onto all three seats in Coventry

Joan Cummins

Midlands Today reporter

There were wins for Geoffrey Robinson (Coventry North West), Jim Cunningham (Coventry South) and Colleen Fletcher (Coventry North East).

General election 2017: Labour hold three Coventry seats

Coventry South: Labour hold

Election result

BreakingCoventry South: Labour hold

Jim Cunningham holds the Labour seat for Coventry South with 25,874 votes.

Labour confident of retaining Coventry South

Shelley Phelps

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire, Political Reporter

Labour sources are confident the party will retain Coventry South.

Of the three Labour held seats in the city, this is the most marginal and the Tories main target.

Jim Cunningham won it for Labour with a majority of just over 3,000 at the last general election.

But both the bookies and the polls have suggested Coventry could get its first Conservative MP here for two decades.

JLR at Whitley

The constituency is home to the Cathedral and the majority of the city centre.

Main employers include the universities and Jaguar Land Rover at Whitley, which falls within the constituency.

Election debate: Candidates' pledges over future of NHS

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire

In last night's BBC Coventry and Warwickshire election debate, the candidates for Coventry South were asked for their views on the future of the NHS.

NHS logo

Here's what they said:

  • The Green Party's Aimee Challenor said she wanted to see a removal of the private sector from the NHS
  • James Cunningham for Labour said his party would spend an extra £30bn of funding on the NHS and £8bn in social care
  • Greg Judge, standing for the Liberal Democrats, called for a ring-fenced tax to pay for the NHS across Coventry
  • The Conservative Party's Michelle Lowe said her party had already invested more in the English NHS and would put more in mental health "than ever before"
  • UKIP's Ian Rogers said his party would invest more in the NHS and also increase nurse training placements and reinstate funding for bursaries

Also standing in the seat is Independent Sandra Findlay - if you missed the debate you can hear it again via the BBC iPlayer.

Coventry's election candidates

The full list of candidates for each parliamentary constituency in Coventry and Warwickshire has been released.  

Coventry City Council  tweeted a link to the candidates for the three city seats.

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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 Jim Cunningham
, have the following results:
  • 18,472 total votes taken.
  • 42.3% share of the total vote
  • +0.5% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Gary Ridley
, have the following results:
  • 15,284 total votes taken.
  • 35.0% share of the total vote
  • +1.5% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Mark Taylor
, have the following results:
  • 5,709 total votes taken.
  • 13.1% share of the total vote
  • +9.2% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Greg Judge
, have the following results:
  • 1,779 total votes taken.
  • 4.1% share of the total vote
  • -14.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Ben Gallaher
, have the following results:
  • 1,719 total votes taken.
  • 3.9% share of the total vote
  • +2.5% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Judy Griffiths
, have the following results:
  • 650 total votes taken.
  • 1.5% share of the total vote
  • +1.5% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Chris Rooney
, have the following results:
  • 86 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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