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

Liverpool Riverside

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Kim Johnson
    • Votes: 41,170
    • Vote share %: 78.0
    • Vote share change: -6.6
  2. Conservative
    Sean Malkeson
    • Votes: 4,127
    • Vote share %: 7.8
    • Vote share change: -1.9
  3. Green
    Tom Crone
    • Votes: 3,017
    • Vote share %: 5.7
    • Vote share change: +2.4
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Rob McAllister-Bell
    • Votes: 2,696
    • Vote share %: 5.1
    • Vote share change: +2.6
  5. The Brexit Party
    David Leach
    • Votes: 1,779
    • Vote share %: 3.4
    • Vote share change: +3.4

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 37,043
  • Registered voters: 80,310
  • % share:
    65.7%
  • Change since 2017: +2.8

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 78.0%
Conservative 7.8%
Green 5.7%
Liberal Democrat 5.1%
The Brexit Party 3.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +3.4 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.6 Gained
  • Green +2.4 Gained
  • Conservative -1.9 Lost
  • Labour -6.6 Lost

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RESULT: Labour hold Liverpool Riverside

Kim Johnson has retained the Liverpool Riverside seat for Labour.

Liverpool Riverside: Labour hold

Kim Johnson has been elected MP for Liverpool Riverside, meaning that the Labour Party holds the seat with an increased majority.

The new MP beat Conservative Sean Malkeson by 37,043 votes. This was more than Louise Ellman’s 35,947 vote majority in the 2017 general election.

Tom Crone of the Green Party came third and Liberal Democrat Rob McAllister-Bell came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 2.8 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 53,000 people, roughly two-thirds of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the five candidates, David Leach (The Brexit Party) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Labour 'despair' in Liverpool

The BBC's Merseyside political correspondent Claire Hamilton reports Labour members are pretty downbeat in Liverpool.

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Murder charge over stab death

A man has been charged with the murder of a man who died after being stabbed in Merseyside.

Thomas Grace
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Thomas Grace, 54, was found on Tuesday evening in Beaconsfield, Prescot. He was later pronounced dead in hospital.

His family said he was "kind and gentle" and asked for anybody with information to contact police.

Dale Murray, 31, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody on Thursday and is due to appear before Liverpool Magistrates' Court later.