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

Worcestershire Mid

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Nigel Huddleston
    • Votes: 37,426
    • Vote share %: 66.7
    • Vote share change: +1.4
  2. Labour
    Helen Russell
    • Votes: 9,408
    • Vote share %: 16.8
    • Vote share change: -6.2
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Margaret Rowley
    • Votes: 6,474
    • Vote share %: 11.5
    • Vote share change: +5.3
  4. Green
    Sue Howarth
    • Votes: 2,177
    • Vote share %: 3.9
    • Vote share change: +1.4
  5. Monster Raving Loony Party
    Barmy Brockman
    • Votes: 638
    • Vote share %: 1.1
    • Vote share change: +1.1

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 28,018
  • Registered voters: 78,221
  • % share:
    71.7%
  • Change since 2017: -0.7

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 66.7%
Labour 16.8%
Liberal Democrat 11.5%
Green 3.9%
Monster Raving Loony Party 1.1%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +5.3 Gained
  • Conservative +1.4 Gained
  • Green +1.4 Gained
  • Monster Raving Loony Party +1.1 Gained
  • Labour -6.2 Lost

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Returning MP took nothing for granted after 2017 surprise

The re-elected Conservative MP for Mid Worcestershire, Nigel Huddleston, said he had been cautious ahead of this election, after seeing his party perform worse than expected in the 2017 election.

He said "the national polls can hide some very strange patterns" because of tactical voting.

Nigel Huddleston
BBC

Mr Huddleston promised his constituents that Brexit would be his party's first priority, but then wanted to concentrate on "other major important issues" like transport, housing, health, education and climate change.

Worcestershire Mid: Conservative hold

Nigel Huddleston has been re-elected as the MP for Worcestershire Mid, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Helen Russell by 28,018 votes, 4,692 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

Margaret Rowley of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Sue Howarth came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 0.7 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 56,000 people, 71.7% 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, Sue Howarth (Green) and Barmy Brockman (Monster Raving Loony Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

This story was created using some automation.

BreakingResult: Conservative hold in Worcestershire Mid

Nigel Huddleston has been re-elected as the Conservative MP for Worcestershire Mid.

He secured a majority of 28,018 votes

MP set to join government

Gavin Kermack

Reporter, BBC Hereford & Worcester

The MP for Mid Worcestershire, Nigel Huddleston, is set to join the government for the first time.

Nigel Huddleston
Conservative Party

First elected in 2015, Mr Huddleston will join the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, as a Parliamentary Private Secretary.

A former executive at Google, he'll be working on digital and creative industries.

Slideshow: General election results for Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Here are the full results for each of the constituencies in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

General election results for Herefordshire and Worcestershire

'Privilege to be MP' - Huddleston

'Privilege to be MP' - Huddleston
Conservative Nigel Huddleston says it is a "privilege" to be an MP following his re-election in the Mid Worcestershire constituency.

He polled 35,967, 65.3% of the vote - a majority of 23,326.

Who won in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

James Pearson

Political reporter, BBC Hereford & Worcester

The Conservatives held on to all the seats in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, polling more votes, but not increasing their majority in all seats.

Herefordshire:

  • Hereford and South Herefordshire: Jesse Norman saw his majority decrease by almost 2,000 to 15,013
  • North Herefordshire: Bill Wiggin increased his majority to 21,602

Worcestershire:

  • Bromsgrove: Sajid Javid saw his majority increase by 44 votes to 16,573
  • Mid Worcestershire: Nigel Huddleston increased his majority by around 3,000 to 23,326
  • Redditch: new MP Rachel Maclean increased the Conservative majority by around 300 votes to 7,363
  • West Worcestershire: Harriett Baldwin’s majority decreased slightly, to 21,328
  • Worcester: Robin Walker saw his majority more than halved to 2,490
  • Wyre Forest: Mark Garnier saw his majority increase to 13,334

Tory MPs increase majority

Phil Maiden

Reporter, BBC Hereford & Worcester

The night saw all Conservative MPs in our patch holding their seats in contrast to the national picture of Labour gains.

Some local MPs increased their majorities and numbers of votes, including Mark Garnier in the Wyre Forest, Nigel Huddleston in Worcestershire Mid and Bill Wiggin in Herefordshire North.