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

South Ribble

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Katherine Fletcher
    • Votes: 30,028
    • Vote share %: 55.8
    • Vote share change: +3.0
  2. Labour
    Kim Snape
    • Votes: 18,829
    • Vote share %: 35.0
    • Vote share change: -4.3
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Jo Barton
    • Votes: 3,720
    • Vote share %: 6.9
    • Vote share change: +3.1
  4. Green
    Andy Fewings
    • Votes: 1,207
    • Vote share %: 2.2
    • Vote share change: +1.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 11,199
  • Registered voters: 75,344
  • % share:
    71.4%
  • Change since 2017: -1.0

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 55.8%
Labour 35.0%
Liberal Democrat 6.9%
Green 2.2%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +3.1 Gained
  • Conservative +3.0 Gained
  • Green +1.3 Gained
  • Labour -4.3 Lost

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South Ribble: Conservative hold

Katherine Fletcher has been elected MP for South Ribble, meaning that the Conservative Party holds the seat with an increased majority.

The new MP beat Labour's Kim Snape by 11,199 votes. This was more than Seema Kennedy’s 7,421 vote majority in the 2017 general election.

Jo Barton of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Andy Fewings came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 1 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 54,000 people, 71.4% 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, Andy Fewings (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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RESULT: Conservatives hold South Ribble

Katherine Fletcher retains South Ribble for the Tories.

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Councillors vote to reconsider dog limit in South Ribble

Councillors in South Ribble have voted to reconsider a decision to limit the number of dogs that can be walked by one person.

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South Ribble Borough Council decided to reduce the maximum number of dogs allowed under one person to four dogs, saying it would combat dog fouling and increase public safety.

However, campaigners opposed to the measures had gathered more than 1,700 signatures on a petition.

The decision to reconsider was unanimously approved at a scrutiny committee last night.

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South Ribble: Conservative hold

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South Ribble: Conservatives hold

Incumbent Tory Seema Kennedy bucks the national trend and increases her majority over Labour, albeit slightly.

She won 28,980 votes, compared with 21,559 for Labour's Julie Gibson