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After 650 of 650 seats

Elmet & Rothwell

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

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

CON

Conservative

Alec Shelbrooke Votes 32,352 header_vote_share 54.3 Net percentage change in seats +5.9
Party

LAB

Labour

David Patrick Nagle Votes 22,547 header_vote_share 37.9 Net percentage change in seats +4.1
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Stewart Golton Votes 2,606 header_vote_share 4.4 Net percentage change in seats -0.2
Party

YRKS

The Yorkshire Party

Matthew Clover Votes 1,042 header_vote_share 1.8 Net percentage change in seats +1.8
Party

GRN

Green Party

Dylan Brown Votes 995 header_vote_share 1.7 Net percentage change in seats -0.5

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

9,805

Turnout

74.2%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 54.3
Labour 37.9
Liberal Democrat 4.4
The Yorkshire Party 1.8
Green Party 1.7

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+5.9
Labour
+4.1
The Yorkshire Party
+1.8
Liberal Democrat
-0.2
Green Party
-0.5

Latest updates

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
BBC

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
BBC

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
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Alec Shelbrooke
, have the following results:
  • 27,978 total votes taken.
  • 48.4% share of the total vote
  • +5.8% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Veronica King
, have the following results:
  • 19,488 total votes taken.
  • 33.7% share of the total vote
  • -0.8% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Paul Spivey
, have the following results:
  • 6,430 total votes taken.
  • 11.1% share of the total vote
  • +8.3% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Stewart Golton
, have the following results:
  • 2,640 total votes taken.
  • 4.6% share of the total vote
  • -11.8% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Dave Brooks
, have the following results:
  • 1,261 total votes taken.
  • 2.2% share of the total vote
  • +2.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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