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Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
UK Results

After 650 of 650 seats

South Shields

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Emma Lewell-Buck Votes 25,078 header_vote_share 61.5 Net percentage change in seats +10.2
Party

CON

Conservative

Felicity Buchan Votes 10,570 header_vote_share 25.9 Net percentage change in seats +9.3
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Richard Elvin Votes 3,006 header_vote_share 7.4 Net percentage change in seats -14.6
Party

GRN

Green Party

Shirley Ford Votes 1,437 header_vote_share 3.5 Net percentage change in seats -0.9
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Gita Gordon Votes 681 header_vote_share 1.7 Net percentage change in seats -0.1

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

14,508

Turnout

64.3%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 61.5
Conservative 25.9
UKIP 7.4
Green Party 3.5
Liberal Democrat 1.7

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+10.2
Conservative
+9.3
Liberal Democrat
-0.1
Green Party
-0.9
UKIP
-14.6

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Result: Labour hold South Shields

Labour retain South Shields with an increased share of the vote for Emma Lewell-Buck.

South Shields: Labour hold

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LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Emma Lewell-Buck
, have the following results:
  • 18,589 total votes taken.
  • 51.3% share of the total vote
  • -0.8% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Norman Dennis
, have the following results:
  • 7,975 total votes taken.
  • 22.0% share of the total vote
  • +22.0% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Robert Oliver
, have the following results:
  • 6,021 total votes taken.
  • 16.6% share of the total vote
  • -5.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Shirley Ford
, have the following results:
  • 1,614 total votes taken.
  • 4.5% share of the total vote
  • +2.4% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Lisa Nightingale
, have the following results:
  • 1,427 total votes taken.
  • 3.9% share of the total vote
  • +3.9% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Gita Gordon
, have the following results:
  • 639 total votes taken.
  • 1.8% share of the total vote
  • -12.4% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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