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

Haltemprice & Howden

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    David Davis
    • Votes: 31,045
    • Vote share %: 62.4
    • Vote share change: +1.4
  2. Labour
    George Ayre
    • Votes: 10,716
    • Vote share %: 21.5
    • Vote share change: -9.5
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Linda Johnson
    • Votes: 5,215
    • Vote share %: 10.5
    • Vote share change: +5.7
  4. Green
    Angela Stone
    • Votes: 1,764
    • Vote share %: 3.5
    • Vote share change: +2.2
  5. The Yorkshire Party
    Richard Honnoraty
    • Votes: 1,039
    • Vote share %: 2.1
    • Vote share change: +0.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 20,329
  • Registered voters: 71,083
  • % share:
    70.0%
  • Change since 2017: -2.0

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 62.4%
Labour 21.5%
Liberal Democrat 10.5%
Green 3.5%
The Yorkshire Party 2.1%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +5.7 Gained
  • Green +2.2 Gained
  • Conservative +1.4 Gained
  • The Yorkshire Party +0.3 Gained
  • Labour -9.5 Lost

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David Davis secure in East Yorkshire

Former Brexit Secretary David Davis kept his seat in the Haltemprice and Howden constituency in East Yorkshire, which the Conservatives have held since it was created in 1997.

David Davis
BBC

Pontefract councillor George Ayre had hoped to take it for the Liberal Democrats, but he finished second with just over 10,700 votes.

The Conservatives secured a comfortable victory however, winning more than 30,000 votes and increasing their share of the vote in Howden and Haltemprice,the Local Democracy Reporting Service said.

'Most important election for generation' - David Davis MP

David Davis, Haltemprice and Howden's re-elected Conservative MP, has said he's "not surprised" at the General Election result and that it has been "dramatic".

David Davis
UK Parliament

Mr Davis won the seat with an increased majority - 20,329, up from 15,405 in 2017.

Mr Davis said it had been "probably the most important election for a generation".

He added: "What was noticeable in all the places I've been was that we got the same sort of response.

"One was that they wanted Brexit done, the other was that they were very unhappy with what Jeremy Corbyn was proposing."

Watch: David Davis late for own party

David Davis was re-elected in Haltemprice & Howden, but managed to miss the declaration.

The Conservative MP secured 31,045 votes with Labour's George Ayre coming second with 10,716:

David Davis kept his seat but missed the declaration

Haltemprice & Howden: Conservative hold

David Davis has been re-elected as the MP for Haltemprice & Howden, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's George Ayre by 20,329 votes, 4,924 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

Linda Johnson of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Angela Stone came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 1.9 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 50,000 people, 70.1% 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, Angela Stone (Green) and Richard Honnoraty (the Yorkshire Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingHaltemprice and Howden: Conservative hold

The Conservative's David Davis has been re-elected as MP for Haltemprice and Howden with a majority of 20,329.

Brexit Secretary dismisses claims made in leaked report

Brexit Secretary and East Yorkshire MP David Davis has dismissed claims made in a leaked report that East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire's economy will be hit hard by Britain leaving the EU.

Regional analysis suggests the Yorkshire and Humber economy could shrink by 7% in the event of a "no deal".

But Mr Davis, who represents Haltemprice and Howden, says the figures may prove to be wrong.

East Yorkshire MP keeps his cabinet post

Downing Street has confirmed David Davis, the Haltemprice and Howden MP will keep his job as the Brexit Secretary.

David Davis
BBC

Theresa May is continuing her third cabinet reshuffle since becoming Prime Minister.

Mr Davis has been a pivotal figure as the UK negotiates leaving the European Union.

Brexit Secretary tries to calm UK exit fears

The Brexit Secretary and Haltemprice and Howden MP, David Davis, has written to fellow Conservative Members of Parliament, assuring them there will be a vote on the final terms of the UK's exit from the European Union.

He hopes to head off a rebellion by Tory MPs who are threatening to defeat the government over its Brexit plans.

Brexit Secretary David Davis
BBC

The UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019, and the EU Withdrawal Bill is a key part of the government's exit strategy.

The former Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, who's leading the revolt says "the government should show greater flexibility in the way it approaches MPs raising legitimate issues".