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After 650 of 650 seats

Wansbeck

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Ian Lavery Votes 24,338 header_vote_share 57.3 Net percentage change in seats +7.3
Party

CON

Conservative

Chris Galley Votes 13,903 header_vote_share 32.7 Net percentage change in seats +11.0
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Joan Tebbutt Votes 2,015 header_vote_share 4.7 Net percentage change in seats -1.5
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Melanie Hurst Votes 1,483 header_vote_share 3.5 Net percentage change in seats -14.7
Party

GRN

Green Party

Steven Leyland Votes 715 header_vote_share 1.7 Net percentage change in seats -2.1

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

10,435

Turnout

68.4%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 57.3
Conservative 32.7
Liberal Democrat 4.7
UKIP 3.5
Green Party 1.7

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+11.0
Labour
+7.3
Liberal Democrat
-1.5
Green Party
-2.1
UKIP
-14.7

Latest updates

Labour Party chair to speak at public meeting in north Cumbria

The chair of the Labour Party will tell activists in Cumbria that they can regain Carlisle and Copeland.

The party failed to win either seat at the last general election, with voters in most of the county's other constituencies swinging towards the Conservatives.

The MP for the North East constituency of Wansbeck, Ian Lavery, is set to tell the meeting at the Old Town Hall in Carlisle at 18:00 that his party is not far from forming the next government.

Official portrait of Ian Lavery
UK Parliament (Used under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license)

Wansbeck: Labour hold

Result graphic
BBC

BreakingResult: Labour hold Wansbeck

Wansbeck is kept by Labour with a win for Ian Lavery.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May

Wansbeck MP Lavery stands for re-election

Richard Moss

Political Editor, BBC Look North

The MP for Wansbeck, Ian Lavery, has confirmed he will stand for re-election on 8 June.

Mr Lavery is one of the Labour Party's election co-ordinators so the news comes as no surprise.

LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Ian Lavery
, have the following results:
  • 19,267 total votes taken.
  • 50.0% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Chris Galley
, have the following results:
  • 8,386 total votes taken.
  • 21.8% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Melanie Hurst
, have the following results:
  • 7,014 total votes taken.
  • 18.2% share of the total vote
  • +15.7% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Tom Hancock
, have the following results:
  • 2,407 total votes taken.
  • 6.2% share of the total vote
  • -21.2% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Chris Hedley
, have the following results:
  • 1,454 total votes taken.
  • 3.8% share of the total vote
  • +2.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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