Labour hold eight seats in Birmingham as just one seat in the city changes party hands.Read more
- Votes: 34,358
- Vote share %: 63.4
- Vote share change: +1.4
- Votes: 11,522
- Vote share %: 21.3
- Vote share change: -5.6
Liberal DemocratLaura McCarthy
- Votes: 5,614
- Vote share %: 10.4
- Vote share change: +5.5
- Votes: 2,667
- Vote share %: 4.9
- Vote share change: +2.3
Change compared with 2017
- CON majority: 22,836
- Registered voters: 85,368
- Change since 2017: -3.6
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The Conservative party has held onto its seat in Meriden.
Saqib Bhatti secured more than 34,000 votes - a 63% share.
Meriden was previously represented by Dame Caroline Spelman, who stood down ahead of this election.
Saqib Bhatti has been elected MP for Meriden, meaning that the Conservative Party holds the seat with an increased majority.
The new MP beat Labour's Teresa Beddis by 22,836 votes. This was more than Caroline Spelman’s 19,198 vote majority in the 2017 general election.
Laura McCarthy of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Steve Caudwell came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 3.6 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 54,000 people, 63.4% 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 four candidates, Steve Caudwell (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.
This story was created using some automation.
Dame Caroline Spelman holds Meriden with more than double the number of votes than her Labour rival.
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