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After 650 of 650 seats

Walsall North

Parliamentary constituency
CON GAIN FROM LAB CON GAIN FROM LAB

Results

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

CON

Conservative

Eddie Hughes Votes 18,919 header_vote_share 49.6 Net percentage change in seats +15.9
Party

LAB

Labour

David Winnick Votes 16,318 header_vote_share 42.8 Net percentage change in seats +3.8
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Liz Hazell Votes 2,295 header_vote_share 6.0 Net percentage change in seats -16.0
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Isabelle Parasram Votes 586 header_vote_share 1.5 Net percentage change in seats -0.7

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

2,601

Turnout

57.3%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 49.6
Labour 42.8
UKIP 6.0
Liberal Democrat 1.5

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+15.9
Labour
+3.8
Liberal Democrat
-0.7
UKIP
-16.0

Latest updates

'There has to be rubbish collection and bin men job security' - Corbyn

Patrick Burns

Political editor, Midlands

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he’s confident the election of the new council leader in Birmingham will lead to a settlement of the long-running bin dispute.

The result of the election is expected at a meeting of the city’s ruling Labour group on Thursday evening.

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
BBC

Here's what he said when I asked him who he supports - the Labour administration in Birmingham or the trade union Unite.

I have spoken to Unite. I have spoken to the Labour MPs for Birmingham over the last few days. I am very pleased that we are now in a position following the resignation of John Clancy to elect a new leader. Hopefully now we will get a resolution to this dispute. There has to be rubbish collection. There has to be security of employment for the bin men. I want a settlement quickly."

Jeremy CorbynLabour leader

In an interview with me, Mr Corbyn also says Labour will win back the two local marginal seats it lost to the Conservatives in the General Election, Walsall North and Stoke South.

You can see that interview in full on Sunday Politics Midlands at 11:00 on Sunday on BBC One.

And there’s more in my blog.

Bid to make carbon monoxide monitors 'a must'

Rob Mayor

Political reporter, BBC WM

The MP for Walsall North, Eddie Hughes, has taken the first step towards a law change he says will save around 25 lives a year.

Mr Hughes, who was assistant chief executive of a social housing provider before becoming an MP, wants carbon monoxide monitors to be mandatory in all new build and rented homes.

MP for Walsall North Eddie Hughes
parliament.uk

The gas, which is undetectable to human senses, can be given off by faulty heating appliances and sees hundreds of people hospitalised every year.

He’s been given permission to draft a new law, which will come to the House of Commons for its second reading in January.

Tory hails Winnick after defeat

Tory pays tribute to Winnick after defeat
Tory Eddie Hughes says constituents regard Labour's David Winnick as "fantastic" after the long-serving MP lost his seat.

The 83-year-old candidate, who has held his Walsall North seat since 1979, lost out to Mr Hughes by more than 2,000 votes.

'I will miss the House of Commons'

General Election 2017: David Winnick loses Labour seat after 38 years
The 83-year old blamed Brexit for his loss in Walsall North but said democracy had won the day.

Walsall North: 'Every vote was hard fought'

Conservative Eddie Hughes has paid tribute to his predecessor 83-year-old David Winnick (pictured), who lost his Labour seat to the Tories by 2,601 votes after serving Walsall North since 1979.

David Winnick
BBC

I've knocked on a lot of doors this campaign and they were certainly happy to vote for David, because of their personal experience of him as their MP. We knew right from he start every vote was going to be hard fought.

Eddie JonesConservative

Walsall North: Conservative gain from Labour

Election Graphic
BBC

David Winnick: 'It's rough for us tonight'

David Winnick, who lost his Walsall North seat this morning, said it had been an “honour and privilege” to have served his constituents.

He congratulated his Conservative opponent Eddie Hughes and said: “Democracy works in various ways. "Rough with the smooth. It's rough for us tonight.”

The 83-year-old had served Walsall North since 1979.

bbc
David Winnick

Longest serving West Midlands MP loses seat

Labour's David Winnick has lost his seat in Walsall North.

He's the longest serving West Midlands MP and lost his seat to Conservative Eddie Hughes by over 2,000 votes.

David Winnick
BBC

In 2015 at the age of 81, Mr Winnick bucked the national swing against Labour and increased his majority, but only to 1,937.

At 83 he took on the challenge but the pressure from Conservative Eddie Hughes, a well-regarded local councillor proved too much.

BreakingWalsall North: Conservative gain from Labour

Eddie Hughes for the Conservatives has taken the seat from Labour's David Winnick.

LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate David Winnick
, have the following results:
  • 14,392 total votes taken.
  • 39.0% share of the total vote
  • +2.0% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Douglas Hansen-Luke
, have the following results:
  • 12,455 total votes taken.
  • 33.8% share of the total vote
  • -0.5% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Liz Hazell
, have the following results:
  • 8,122 total votes taken.
  • 22.0% share of the total vote
  • +17.2% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Nigel Jones
, have the following results:
  • 840 total votes taken.
  • 2.3% share of the total vote
  • -10.9% change in share of the votes
TUSC
, with candidate Pete Smith
, have the following results:
  • 545 total votes taken.
  • 1.5% share of the total vote
  • +1.5% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Mike Harrison
, have the following results:
  • 529 total votes taken.
  • 1.4% share of the total vote
  • +1.4% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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