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

Elmet & Rothwell

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Alec Shelbrooke
    • Votes: 33,726
    • Vote share %: 57.9
    • Vote share change: +3.6
  2. Labour
    David Nagle
    • Votes: 16,373
    • Vote share %: 28.1
    • Vote share change: -9.7
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Stewart Golton
    • Votes: 5,155
    • Vote share %: 8.9
    • Vote share change: +4.5
  4. Green
    Penny Stables
    • Votes: 1,775
    • Vote share %: 3.0
    • Vote share change: +1.4
  5. The Yorkshire Party
    Matthew Clover
    • Votes: 1,196
    • Vote share %: 2.1
    • Vote share change: +0.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 17,353
  • Registered voters: 80,957
  • % share:
    71.9%
  • Change since 2017: -2.2

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 57.9%
Labour 28.1%
Liberal Democrat 8.9%
Green 3.0%
The Yorkshire Party 2.1%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +4.5 Gained
  • Conservative +3.6 Gained
  • Green +1.4 Gained
  • The Yorkshire Party +0.3 Gained
  • Labour -9.7 Lost

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Elmet & Rothwell: Conservative hold

Alec Shelbrooke has been re-elected as the MP for Elmet & Rothwell, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's David Nagle by 17,353 votes, 7,548 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

Stewart Golton of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Penny Stables came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 2.2 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 58,000 people, 71.9% 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, Penny Stables (Green) and Matthew Clover (Yorkshire Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingElmet and Rothwell: Conservative hold

Alec Shelbrooke, Conservative candidate for Elmet and Rothwell, has been re-elected as MP.

Listen: 'Whitlam's Law' to be taken to parliament

Liz Green

Presenter, BBC Radio Leeds

Four years ago 11-year-old Harry Whitlam was knocked down and killed at a farm in Rothwell.

The man who was driving the tractor that took the boy's life was drunk but couldn't be prosecuted for drink-driving, as it happened on private land.

He did go to jail for 16 months and two weeks under health and safety legislation, rather than road traffic law.

There's a debate in parliament later about a possible change in the law and Harry's mother Pamela wants to see this legal loop-hole closed:

Elmet and Rothwell MP Alec Shelbrooke will lead a House of Commons adjournment debate on this subject and told me why he's helping the family:

Elmet & Rothwell: Conservative hold

Election graphic
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BreakingRESULT: Conservatives hold Elmet & Rothwell

Tim Dale

BBC Local Live

Ale Shelbrooke retains Elmet & Rothwell for the Conservative party.

Bit of advice for future MPs

James Vincent

Reporter BBC Look North

Spotted this on the wall of Leeds Town Hall good advice for our future MPs perhaps!

Leeds Town Hall
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