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

Halton

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Derek Twigg
    • Votes: 29,333
    • Vote share %: 63.5
    • Vote share change: -9.4
  2. Conservative
    Charles Rowley
    • Votes: 10,358
    • Vote share %: 22.4
    • Vote share change: +0.8
  3. The Brexit Party
    Janet Balfe
    • Votes: 3,730
    • Vote share %: 8.1
    • Vote share change: +8.1
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Stephen Gribbon
    • Votes: 1,800
    • Vote share %: 3.9
    • Vote share change: +2.1
  5. Green
    David O'Keefe
    • Votes: 982
    • Vote share %: 2.1
    • Vote share change: +2.1

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 18,975
  • Registered voters: 71,930
  • % share:
    64.2%
  • Change since 2017: -3.2

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 63.5%
Conservative 22.4%
The Brexit Party 8.1%
Liberal Democrat 3.9%
Green 2.1%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +8.1 Gained
  • Green +2.1 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.1 Gained
  • Conservative +0.8 Gained
  • Labour -9.4 Lost

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Halton: Labour hold

Derek Twigg has been re-elected as the MP for Halton, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Charles Rowley by 18,975 votes, 6,430 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Janet Balfe of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Stephen Gribbon came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 3.2 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 46,000 people, 64.2% 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, Stephen Gribbon (Liberal Democrat) and David O'Keefe (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingRESULT: Labour retain Halton

Our first result of the night: Labour's Derek Twigg has retained the Cheshire seat of Halton, albeit with a reduced majority.

He won by 18,975 votes, down from 25,405 in 2017.]

There was a 5.1% swing to the Conservatives.

Mr Twigg has held the seat since 1997.

Derek Twigg
UK Parliament

Boxes arrive in Halton

The ballot boxes are being unloaded in Halton.

Halton count
BBC

We think the Cheshire seat could be the first North West constituency to declare its result, possibly as early as 00:30.

Halton: Labour hold

Election graphic
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: