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

Northampton North

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Michael Ellis
    • Votes: 21,031
    • Vote share %: 53.2
    • Vote share change: +6.0
  2. Labour
    Sally Keeble
    • Votes: 15,524
    • Vote share %: 39.3
    • Vote share change: -6.0
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Martin Sawyer
    • Votes: 2,031
    • Vote share %: 5.1
    • Vote share change: +2.6
  4. Green
    Katherine Pate
    • Votes: 953
    • Vote share %: 2.4
    • Vote share change: +0.8

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 5,507
  • Registered voters: 58,768
  • % share:
    67.3%
  • Change since 2017: -1.4

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 53.2%
Labour 39.3%
Liberal Democrat 5.1%
Green 2.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +6.0 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.6 Gained
  • Green +0.8 Gained
  • Labour -6.0 Lost

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Minister 'expects' Parliament to return in four weeks

Pete Cooper

BBC News

The Conservative MP for Northampton North said he "expects" Parliament to return after its extended Easter recess.

Michael Ellis, who is also the solicitor general, said MPs would be working during the break.

Parliament has shut down until 21 April at the earliest to combat the spread of coronavirus.

michael ellis
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Mr Ellis said: "The hope is and the exception is we will return on the 21st.

"In the meantime, MPs will be doing what they can to help in their constituencies."

The general election story in Northamptonshire

We're closing our live election coverage for the the county.

The Conservative landslide is the national story - and it's reflected here where all seven MPs have retained their seats.

For more election coverage, visit the BBC's election pages.

How the Northamptonshire media is reporting the election

The Northampton Chronicle and Echo is reporting on the Conservatives' "clean sweep" across the town's two seats.

Tory Michael Ellis, who held Northampton North, told the paper he would "continue to serve to the best of my ability".

Andrew Lewer, who held Northampton South with an increased majority, told the paper, "What will change for me is the confidence of that increase in majority not just for me but an increase in majority nationally".

Conservative Peter Bone, who held his Conservative seat in Wellingborough told the Northamptonshire Telegraph, that his fight for the Isham Bypass and an urgent care centre for Wellingborough would be at the top of his list of priorities.

'Dire' night for Labour in the East of England

Analysis from Andrew Sinclair, BBC political correspondent for the East of England.

Northampton North: Conservative hold

Michael Ellis has been re-elected as the MP for Northampton North, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Sally Keeble by 5,507 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Martin Sawyer of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Katherine Pate came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 1.9 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 40,000 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 four candidates, Katherine Pate (Green) lost her £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

This story was created using some automation.

Tories hold seats across Northamptonshire

Nic Rigby

BBC News

If you're just waking up, here's the picture across Northamptonshire.

It's been a good night for the Conservative Party with all six of the seats in the county so far declared being held with increased majorities.

That includes Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Northampton North, Northampton South and Wellingborough.

Peter Bone
BBC

South Northamptonshire, where Conservative Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom is expected to be elected, has yet to finish counting votes.

The election has seen Peter Bone (pictured) re-elected in the Wellingborough seat.

BreakingNorthampton North: Conservative hold

Conservative Michael Ellis has held Northampton North.

Counting gets under way across the East of England

Cracking open the Quality Street in Northampton North

Craig Lewis

BBC Northampton Politics Reporter

Conservatives at the Northampton North and Northampton South seem to be in celebratory mood - so much so that they're cracking into the Quality Street chocolates.

The count in Northampton
BBC