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

Stone

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Bill Cash
    • Votes: 31,687
    • Vote share %: 63.6
    • Vote share change: +0.4
  2. Labour
    Mike Stubbs
    • Votes: 11,742
    • Vote share %: 23.6
    • Vote share change: -4.7
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Alec Sandiford
    • Votes: 4,412
    • Vote share %: 8.9
    • Vote share change: +4.4
  4. Green
    Tom Adamson
    • Votes: 2,002
    • Vote share %: 4.0
    • Vote share change: +2.6

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 19,945
  • Registered voters: 69,378
  • % share:
    71.8%
  • Change since 2017: -1.9

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 63.6%
Labour 23.6%
Liberal Democrat 8.9%
Green 4.0%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +4.4 Gained
  • Green +2.6 Gained
  • Conservative +0.4 Gained
  • Labour -4.7 Lost

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Stone: Conservative hold

Bill Cash has been re-elected as the MP for Stone, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Mike Stubbs by 19,945 votes, 2,450 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.

Alec Sandiford of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Tom Adamson came fourth.

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

Nearly 50,000 people, 71.8% 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, Tom Adamson (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingResult: Conservative hold in Stone

Bill Cash has been re-elected as the Conservative MP for Stone with a majority of 19,945 votes.

Sir Bill has been the MP for Stone since 1997.

MP trio vote against HS2

Paul Rowley

BBC Political Correspondent

MPs have given the provisional go ahead to the second phase of the HS2 high speed rail project, the section that will run between Birmingham and Crewe.

Artist's impression of HS2 train
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The first phase from London to Birmingham's set to open in 2026 with the second launched in two stages, including the line to Crewe which is due to start in 2027.

The High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill was given a second reading and got a 283 majority.

A dozen MPs voted against it, including Stone's Sir Bill Cash, Lichfield's Michael Fabricant and Coventry South's Jim Cunningham.

MPs revealed as still hiring relatives

BBC Politics

Two Staffordshire MPs are among more than 100 revealed to be continuing to employ a member of their family using taxpayers' money, despite the practice being banned for new members of Parliament.

Of the 589 returning MPs, 122 have declared the employment of a relative in the latest Register of Members' Financial Interests.

House of Commons
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Of Staffordshire's MPs, Stone's Bill Cash declared he still employs his wife, while the Staffordshire Moorlands MP Karen Bradley said she employed her husband as office manager until October 2016.

None of the 61 new MPs who secured their seats at the general election on 8 June are allowed to do so.

Campaigners say there needs to be a clear end date for all MPs.

Country urged to keep going towards Brexit by re-elected Stone MP

Lamont Howie

Reporter, BBC Radio Stoke

The Stone MP Bill Cash called for the country to continue moving towards leaving the European Union, after successfully retaining his seat.

Conservative Bill Cash holds Stone

The prominent Eurosceptic saw his majority increase by 8.5% on 2015 as he received 31,614 votes, more than double Labour's Sam Hale.

After the result he told BBC Radio Stoke there were two main issues for him now.

There are unresolved questions and the most important two for me are number one, to leave the European Union, to have a successful renegotiation and the other is to have a policy of economic growth to pay for everything else."

Bill CashRe-elected Stone Conservative MP

BreakingStone: Conservative hold and increase majority

Sir Bill Cash remains the MP for Stone and has seen his majority increase by more than 1,000.

He won 31,614 votes, a majority of 17,495.

General election: Candidates standing in Staffordshire

Last night the deadline closed for candidates hoping to win your vote at the general election on 8 June. Here's the full list of who's standing in Stafford, Stone, Staffordshire Moorlands, Tamworth and Cannock:

Stafford 

  • Jeremy Lefroy (Conservatives)
  • Tony Pearce (Greens)
  • Christine Tinker (Liberal Democrats)
  • David Williams (Labour)

Stone

  • Bill Cash (Conservatives)
  • Sam Hale (Labour)
  • Martin Lewis (Liberal Democrats)
  • Samantha Pancheri (Greens)
  • Edward Whitfield (UKIP)

Staffordshire Moorlands

  • Karen Bradley (Conservatives)
  • Henry Jebb (Liberal Democrats)
  • Dave Jones (Labour)
  • Nicholas Sheldon
  • Mike Shone (Greens)

Tamworth:

  • Andrew Hammond (Labour)
  • Christopher Pincher (Conservatives)
  • Jenny Pinkett (Liberal Democrats)

Cannock

  • Paul Gregory (UKIP)
  • Paul Dadge (Labour)
  • Nat Green (Liberal Democrats)
  • Amanda Milling (Conservatives)
  • Paul Woodhead (Greens)