Amy and Ella Meek made a video offering tips on how to cut down on using plastic at Christmas.Read more
|Party||Votes||%||Net percentage change in seats|
|Vernon Coaker||Votes 26,833||header_vote_share 51.9||Net percentage change in seats +9.6|
|Carolyn Abbott||Votes 22,139||header_vote_share 42.8||Net percentage change in seats +6.8|
|Lee Waters||Votes 1,143||header_vote_share 2.2||Net percentage change in seats -12.2|
|Robert Swift||Votes 1,052||header_vote_share 2.0||Net percentage change in seats -1.9|
|Rebecca Connick||Votes 515||header_vote_share 1.0||Net percentage change in seats -2.2|
Change compared with 2015
Turnout and LAB majority
Two Nottinghamshire schoolgirls have been congratulated by the government after taking their fight against plastic to Parliament.
Amy and Ella Meek, 14 and 12, travelled from Arnold to London today to meet MPs and discuss their campaign, Kids Against Plastic, which aims at educating people about the environmental impact of single-use plastics.
Gedling MP Vernon Coaker talked about them in the House of Commons today.
Leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom, said it was a "fantastic" campaign, and listed some of the measures the government was taking to cut plastic waste.
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The main political parties have all suspended general election campaigning following the fatal bombing in Manchester.
Some candidates in the East Midlands have been posting their messages of condolence on Twitter...
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UKIP has confirmed they will not be putting candidates forward for seats in Mid Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales, Erewash, Amber Valley, South Derbyshire and High Peak.
Derby North is the only Derbyshire seat they will contest. Their candidate is Bill Piper.
In Ashfield, Ray Young will stand for the party, while there will be no UKIP candidate for Bassetlaw.
Other Nottinghamshire UKIP candidates we are now aware of include Fran Loi, who will stand in Broxtowe, Lee Waters - who will compete for the Gedling seat - Stephen Crosby, who will stand in Nottingham North, Robert Hall-Palmer, who will stand in Nottingham East, and David Hollis - who will fight for the Nottingham South seat.
In Newark, Xandra Arundel will stand for the party, while Matthew Faithfull and Stuart Bestwick will stand in Rushcliffe and Sherwood respectively.
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- 20,307 total votes taken.
- 42.3% share of the total vote
- +1.2% change in share of the votes
- 17,321 total votes taken.
- 36.1% share of the total vote
- -1.2% change in share of the votes
- 6,930 total votes taken.
- 14.4% share of the total vote
- +11.4% change in share of the votes
- 1,906 total votes taken.
- 4.0% share of the total vote
- -11.3% change in share of the votes
- 1,534 total votes taken.
- 3.2% share of the total vote
- +3.2% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010