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After 650 of 650 seats

Wentworth & Dearne

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

John Healey Votes 28,547 header_vote_share 65.0 Net percentage change in seats +8.1
Party

CON

Conservative

Steven Jackson Votes 13,744 header_vote_share 31.3 Net percentage change in seats +16.4
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Janice Middleton Votes 1,656 header_vote_share 3.8 Net percentage change in seats +1.1

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

14,803

Turnout

58.7%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 65.0
Conservative 31.3
Liberal Democrat 3.8

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+16.4
Labour
+8.1
Liberal Democrat
+1.1

Latest updates

Listen: 'We know sprinklers save lives'

Steve White

BBC Radio Sheffield

Labour has launched a campaign calling for the government to fit sprinklers to all council tower blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire in the summer.

The Wentworth and Dearne MP, John Healey who is also the shadow housing minister expalined what his party are actually asking for:

Listen: Grenfell tragedy survivors want answers - South Yorkshire MP

Grenfell Tower fire survivors want answers from the inqury which has got under way today, Wentworth and Dearne MP and Labour Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey has said.

The public inquiry will hear evidence about the how the blaze spread, what work was done to refurbish the London tower block and at wider issues of fire safety in high-rise buildings.

Mr Healey says at the moment he has some concerns over the scope of the inquiry:

Watch: 'What's promised must be done' over Grenfell Tower - Healey

James Vincent

BBC Look North

South Yorkshire Labour MP and Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey has been speaking in the House of Commons about the government's response to the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London.

The Wentworth and Dearne MP acknowledged that the housing minister, Alok Sharma, has had a "testing" start to his time in the role.

However, Mr Healey said the government had been "off the pace at each stage following this terrible tragedy":

Listen: 'It's not a two minute fix'

Paul Walker

BBC Radio Sheffield

Two weeks on from the Grenfell tower block fire council across Yorkshire are investigating local blocks to ensure the cladding on those buildings is safe for residents.

According to the Wentworth and Dearne MP John Healey, who is Labour's shadow housing minister, these tests are not being conducted quickly enough.

However, retired safety officer Bob Addenbrook from Sheffield, believes it's a big job to carry out these tests on cladding across the country:

Grenfell Tower fire: Public inquiry best option says John Healey

Claire Renwick

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London would find out the truth behind it better than coroners' inquests, the Shadow Housing Minister and Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne, John Healey, has said.

Grenfell Tower interior
Getty Images

Seventy-nine people are believed to have died after a huge blaze at the west London tower block, which began at about 01:00 last Wednesday morning.

Mr Healey says a public inquiry would be broader and judge-led than inquests:

They can set the inquiry up in a way that makes sure the residents' voices are properly heard."

John HealeyShadow Housing Secretary

Tower fire review should happen 'without delay' - John Healey MP

Claire Renwick

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

New safety measures should be brought in straight away following a massive fire at a block of flats in London, says shadow housing minister and Wentworth and Dearne MP John Healey.

Fire scene
Getty Images

At least 17 people died when flames ripped through Grenfell Tower in North Kensington in the early hours of Wednesday.

More than 30 people are still in hospital - 17 are in a critical condition

Earlier, the fire service said rescuers didn't expect to find any more survivors.

The government don't need to wait. They can act on recommendations they had four years ago."

John HealeyShadow housing minister

Wentworth & Dearne: Labour Hold

Election Graphic
BBC

BreakingRESULT: Labour hold Wentworth & Dearne

Labour's John Healey holds Wentworth & Dearne.

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LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate John Healey
, have the following results:
  • 24,571 total votes taken.
  • 56.9% share of the total vote
  • +6.3% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Mike Hookem
, have the following results:
  • 10,733 total votes taken.
  • 24.9% share of the total vote
  • +16.7% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Michael Naughton
, have the following results:
  • 6,441 total votes taken.
  • 14.9% share of the total vote
  • -2.7% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Edwin Simpson
, have the following results:
  • 1,135 total votes taken.
  • 2.6% share of the total vote
  • -13.5% change in share of the votes
English Democrats
, with candidate Alan England
, have the following results:
  • 309 total votes taken.
  • 0.7% share of the total vote
  • +0.7% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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