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After 650 of 650 seats

New Forest West

Parliamentary constituency


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



Desmond Swayne Votes 33,170 header_vote_share 66.8 Net percentage change in seats +6.9



Jo Graham Votes 9,739 header_vote_share 19.6 Net percentage change in seats +8.8


Liberal Democrat

Terry Scriven Votes 4,781 header_vote_share 9.6 Net percentage change in seats +2.7


Green Party

Janet Richards Votes 1,454 header_vote_share 2.9 Net percentage change in seats -2.9


Pirate Party

Des Hjerling Votes 483 header_vote_share 1.0 Net percentage change in seats +1.0

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority




Vote share

Party %
Conservative 66.8
Labour 19.6
Liberal Democrat 9.6
Green Party 2.9
Pirate Party 1.0

Vote share change since 2015

Liberal Democrat
Pirate Party
Green Party

Latest updates

Sir Desmond Swayne 'embarrassed' by Commons snooze

BBC Radio 5 live

Does MP Sir Desmond Swayne nod off in Ken Clarke's speech?

A Tory MP who appeared to fall asleep in the House of Commons has said he is embarrassed and "annoyed" with himself.

Sir Desmond Swayne, who nodded off during a speech by colleague Ken Clarke, said the image of him with his head on his shoulder was "horrible".

In his defence, he told BBC 5 Live he had had a "very long day", having been up swimming in London at 05:30 GMT.

Does MP Sir Desmond Swayne nod off in Ken Clarke's speech?
Sir Desmond Swayne seems very relaxed during his colleague's speech on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Full Hampshire and Isle of Wight results

  • Aldershot: Conservative, Leo Docherty, 26,955 votes
  • Basingstoke: Conservative, Maria Miller, 29,510 votes
  • Eastleigh: Conservative, Mims Davies, 28,889 votes
  • Fareham: Conservative, Suella Fernandes, 35,915 votes
  • Gosport: Conservative, Caroline Dinenage, 30,647 votes
  • Hampshire East: Conservative, Damian Hinds, 35,263 votes
  • Hampshire North East: Conservative, Ranil Jayawardena, 37,754 votes
  • Hampshire North West: Conservative, Kit Malthouse, 36,471 votes
  • Havant: Conservative, Alan Mak, 27,676 votes
  • Isle of Wight: Conservative, Bob Seely, 38,190 votes
  • Meon Valley: Conservative, George Hollingbery, 35,624 votes
  • New Forest East: Conservative, Julian Lewis, 32,162 votes
  • New Forest West: Conservative, Desmond Swayne, 33,170 votes
  • Portsmouth North: Conservative, Penny Mordaunt, 25,860 votes
  • Portsmouth South: Labour, Stephen Morgan, 18,290 votes
  • Romsey and Southampton North: Conservative, Caroline Nokes, 28,668 votes
  • Southampton Itchen: Conservative, Royston Smith, 21,773 votes
  • Southampton Test: Labour, Alan Whitehead, 27,509 votes
  • Winchester: Conservative, Steve Brine, 29,729 votes

Full England results breakdown here.

New Forest West: Conservative hold

Election result

New Forest turnout looks high

Neil Sackley

Reporter, BBC Radio Solent

Counting underway at Applemore Leisure Centre in Hythe for the New Forest East and West constituencies.

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There's been a lot happen in the six weeks since the snap 2017 General Election was called
There's been a lot happen across the south of England in the six weeks since the snap 2017 General Election was called.

General election 2017: Greens and UKIP form pacts in Hampshire

The Green party and UKIP have entered into political alliances in Hampshire. 

UKIP has said it is not standing in New Forest East or West constituencies to assist the Conservatives.

The Greens have stepped aside in Southampton Test to help Labour. 

The New Forest East and West seats are currently held by the Tories and Labour holds the Southampton Test seat. 

Nominations have now closed for prospective parliamentary candidates for the election on 8 June. 

Election ballot boxes

Here is a list of candidates for each constituency: 

New Forest East:

  • David Harrison, Liberal Democrats 
  • Julian Lewis, Conservatives 
  • Henry Mellor, Greens 
  • Julie Renyard, Labour 

New Forest West: 

  • Jo Graham, Labour 
  • Des Hjerling, Pirate Party UK 
  • Janet Richards, Greens 
  • Terry Scriven, Liberal Democrats 
  • Demond Swayne, Conservatives 

Southampton Test: 

  • Thomas Gravatt, Lib Dems 
  • Paul Holmes, Conservatives 
  • Keith Morrel, Independent 
  • Andrew Pope, Southampton Independents 
  • Alan Whitehead, Labour

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:  

The deadline to register is 22 May


, with candidate Desmond Swayne
, have the following results:
  • 28,420 total votes taken.
  • 59.9% share of the total vote
  • +1.1% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Paul Bailey
, have the following results:
  • 7,816 total votes taken.
  • 16.5% share of the total vote
  • +10.6% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Lena Samuels
, have the following results:
  • 5,133 total votes taken.
  • 10.8% share of the total vote
  • +1.0% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Imogen Shepherd-DuBey
, have the following results:
  • 3,293 total votes taken.
  • 6.9% share of the total vote
  • -16.4% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Janet Richards
, have the following results:
  • 2,748 total votes taken.
  • 5.8% share of the total vote
  • +3.6% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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