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West Bromwich WestParliamentary constituency
CON GAIN FROM LAB
- Votes: 17,419
- Vote share %: 50.5
- Vote share change: +10.9
- Votes: 13,620
- Vote share %: 39.5
- Vote share change: -12.5
The Brexit PartyFranco D'Aulerio
- Votes: 1,841
- Vote share %: 5.3
- Vote share change: +5.3
Liberal DemocratFlo Clucas
- Votes: 915
- Vote share %: 2.7
- Vote share change: +1.7
- Votes: 664
- Vote share %: 1.9
- Vote share change: +1.0
Change compared with 2017
- CON majority: 3,799
- Registered voters: 64,576
- Change since 2017: -1.4
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The new Conservative MP for Birmingham Northfield, Gary Sambrook, has said his first trip to Parliament has been "incredible".
"When you walk in and think, 'this is my new office'... it was just absolutely incredible," he said.
"On Saturday I went shopping to get some new shirts and some new clothing because I'm going to have to smarten up a bit," he said.
Another of the new MPs for the West Midlands is Shaun Bailey - the first ever Conservative MP to represent West Bromwich West.
He said when he stood in the chamber on Sunday it was "so surreal".
"The history that's been in that building, it's just phenomenal," he said, "so it's a bit weird at the moment".
"I think I'm conscious there's a lot to do and I really want to get stuck in."
Labour loses nine seats in the region including all in Stoke-on-Trent and two in Wolverhampton.
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The first ever Conservative MP for West Bromwich West has said his victory is "mind blowing".
Shaun Bailey, who takes over from Labour's Adrian Bailey, secured a majority of 3,799 votes in the previous Labour stronghold.
“I love this community and I’m absolutely determined to be their voice in Westminster and not be Westminster’s voice here," he said.
"These people feel so betrayed at the moment, they feel ignored.
“Brexit demonstrated an underlyng issue. They voted Leave here and they felt they were being ignored.”
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Sandwell's only surviving Labour MP has said "there needs to be a full and proper inquiry" into how the party lost seats it has held for decades.
John Spellar maintained his majority in Warley but Conservatives made gains in West Bromwich East and West Bromwich West, both of which have been held by Labour since they were created in 1974.
"I have to say that inner London has over dominated our affairs at the expansion of the regions," Mr Spellar said.
“Then the people in the North and the Midlands and other parts of the country, outside of metropolitan London, feel they’re being ignored. ”
Shaun Bailey has been elected as the MP for West Bromwich West, beating Labour's James Cunningham by 3,799 votes.
The Conservative Party overturned a 4,460 vote majority to take the formerly Labour-held seat.
Franco D'Aulerio of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Flo Clucas came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 1.4 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 34,000 people, 53.4% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.
Two of the five candidates, Flo Clucas (Liberal Democrat) and Keir Williams (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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The Conservatives have secured a majority in West Bromwich West, a seat which has been held by Labour since it was created in 1974.
Shaun Bailey secured a majority of 3,799 votes - just over 50% of the vote.
It is too close to call which party will take West Bromwich East.
The seat has been held by Labour since it was created in 1974 and by former deputy leader of the party, Tom Watson, since 2001.
Mr Watson announced he was stepping down for "personal reasons". Voters who spoke to the BBC said they were disappointed and it might turn them away from Labour.
Across the town in West Bromwich West, projections suggest the Labour stronghold will be taken by the Conservatives - the forecast suggests only a 7% chance Labour will keep the seat it has held since it was created, also in 1974.
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