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Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
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After 650 of 650 seats

Leigh

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Joanne Platt Votes 26,347 header_vote_share 56.2 Net percentage change in seats +2.3
Party

CON

Conservative

James Grundy Votes 16,793 header_vote_share 35.8 Net percentage change in seats +13.2
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Mark Bradley Votes 2,783 header_vote_share 5.9 Net percentage change in seats -13.8
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Richard Kilpatrick Votes 951 header_vote_share 2.0 Net percentage change in seats -0.5

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

9,554

Turnout

61.5%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 56.2
Conservative 35.8
UKIP 5.9
Liberal Democrat 2.0

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+13.2
Labour
+2.3
Liberal Democrat
-0.5
UKIP
-13.8

Latest updates

Leigh: Labour hold

election graphic
BBC

Leigh: Labour hold

Joanne Platt holds the Leigh seat for Labour, which was recently vacated by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham.

Leigh results
BBC

Leigh result imminent

We may be about to get the North West of England's first result...

A declaration in former Labour minister Andy Burnham's old seat of Leigh in Greater Manchester could be declared within the next few minutes.

Mr Burnham stood down earlier this year to become Greater Manchester's Mayor... Joanne Platt will be hoping to retain the safe Labour seat, defending a majority of more than 14,000.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

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The deadline to register is 22 May
LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Andy Burnham
, have the following results:
  • 24,312 total votes taken.
  • 53.9% share of the total vote
  • +5.8% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Louisa Danielle Townson
, have the following results:
  • 10,216 total votes taken.
  • 22.6% share of the total vote
  • +1.7% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Les Leggett
, have the following results:
  • 8,903 total votes taken.
  • 19.7% share of the total vote
  • +16.3% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Bill Winlow
, have the following results:
  • 1,150 total votes taken.
  • 2.5% share of the total vote
  • -15.6% change in share of the votes
TUSC
, with candidate Stephen Hall
, have the following results:
  • 542 total votes taken.
  • 1.2% share of the total vote
  • +1.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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