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

Cambridgeshire North East

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Steve Barclay
    • Votes: 38,423
    • Vote share %: 72.5
    • Vote share change: +8.1
  2. Labour
    Diane Boyd
    • Votes: 8,430
    • Vote share %: 15.9
    • Vote share change: -8.6
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Rupert Moss-Eccardt
    • Votes: 4,298
    • Vote share %: 8.1
    • Vote share change: +3.6
  4. Green
    Ruth Johnson
    • Votes: 1,813
    • Vote share %: 3.4
    • Vote share change: +1.5

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 29,993
  • Registered voters: 83,699
  • % share:
    63.3%
  • Change since 2017: +0.2

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 72.5%
Labour 15.9%
Liberal Democrat 8.1%
Green 3.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +8.1 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.6 Gained
  • Green +1.5 Gained
  • Labour -8.6 Lost

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Cambridgeshire North East: Conservative hold

Steve Barclay has been re-elected MP for Cambridgeshire North East, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Diane Boyd by 29,993 votes. This was more than the 21,270 vote majority in the 2017 general election.

Rupert Moss-Eccardt of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Ruth Johnson came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 0.2 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 53,000 people, 63.3% 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, Ruth Johnson (Green) lost her £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Cambridgeshire North East: Conservative hold

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has held his Cambridgeshire North East seat.

He has increased his majority to 29,993 from 21,270 in 2017.

Stephen Barclay
UK Parliament

Stephen Barclay arrives at North East Cambs count

The Brexit secretary has arrived ready for the declaration.

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Stephen Barclay MP appointed health minister in reshuffle

Stephen Barclay MP has been appointed as a minister of state at the Department of Health and Social Care in the prime minister's cabinet reshuffle.

The Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire moves to the post from his previous role as economic secretary in the Treasury Department.

The BBC has more news on who's in, who's out, and who's moving about, here.

Stephen Barclay MP in Downing Street
BBC

North East Cambridgeshire MP made economic secretary

The MP for North East Cambridgeshire, Stephen Barclay, has been appointed as economic secretary to the finance ministry, a government spokeswoman said.

Stephen Barcaly
BBC

Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Mr Barclay as part of her cabinet reshuffle.

The economic secretary is responsible for financial services policy and the government's relationship with the financial services industry.

Before becoming an MP in 2010, Mr Barclay, who supports Brexit, worked in financial regulation and then financial crime prevention at Barclays.

Headlines from Cambridgeshire

Adam Jinkerson

BBC Local Live

If you're just joining us this morning, here's a round-up the headlines from Cambridgeshire...

  • Labour gain Peterborough from the Conservatives, with a majority of 607. Fiona Onasanya will replace Stewart Jackson as the constituency's MP.
  • Daniel Zeichner increases Labour's hold on the Cambridge seat, increasing the majority from 599 in 2015 to 12,661.
  • Around the rest of the county, the Conservative party has held Cambridgeshire North West, North East, South East and South.