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After 650 of 650 seats

Wolverhampton South West

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Eleanor Smith Votes 20,899 header_vote_share 49.4 Net percentage change in seats +6.1
Party

CON

Conservative

Paul Uppal Votes 18,714 header_vote_share 44.2 Net percentage change in seats +3.0
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Rob Jones Votes 1,012 header_vote_share 2.4 Net percentage change in seats -8.3
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Sarah Quarmby Votes 784 header_vote_share 1.9 Net percentage change in seats -0.3
Party

GRN

Green Party

Andrea Cantrill Votes 579 header_vote_share 1.4 Net percentage change in seats -1.3
Party

IND

Independent

Jagmeet Singh Votes 358 header_vote_share 0.8 Net percentage change in seats +0.8

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

2,185

Turnout

70.6%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 49.4
Conservative 44.2
UKIP 2.4
Liberal Democrat 1.9
Green Party 1.4
Independent 0.8

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+6.1
Conservative
+3.0
Independent
+0.8
Liberal Democrat
-0.3
Green Party
-1.3
UKIP
-8.3

Latest updates

First Midlands black MP Eleanor Smith: 'Hope I'm not the last'
Eleanor Smith, a former theatre nurse, took Enoch Powell's old seat, Wolverhampton South West.

Wolverhampton South West: Labour hold

Election Result
BBC

BreakingWolverhampton South West: Labour hold

Eleanor Smith for Labour has held the seat for Wolverhampton South West.

Wolverhampton South West: Most marginal Black Country seat

Rob Mayor

Black Country Political Reporter, BBC WM

In pure numbers terms, Wolverhampton South West is the most marginal seat in the Black Country, with a Labour majority of just 801.

Rob Marris steps down for Labour after 11 years' service, with theatre nurse Eleanor Smith coming in to try to defend the seat from the Conservatives' Paul Uppal.

Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve
Roger Kidd
Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve

Mr Uppal hopes to become the MP for the second time.

In 2010 he won with an even slimmer majority of 691.

In 2015, 4,310 people voted UKIP; if Rob Jones can’t convince them to stay, they could be the difference here.

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

West Midlands MPs standing down ahead of snap general election

Two West Midlands MPs have decided to stand down following yesterday's vote in Parliament for a snap general election on 8 June.

Gisela Stuart and Rob Marris
Getty Images/Labour party

Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West Rob Marris will not stand, nor will his fellow Labour MP for Edgbaston Gisela Stuart, who chaired the victorious Vote Leave campaign.

She has decided to go after 20 years in Parliament.  

BreakingLabour MP not standing for election

Labour MP Rob Marris has said he will not be standing in the General Election next month, following 11 years of service.

The Wolverhampton South West MP wrote on his website...

After much soul-searching, I have decided not to stand in the 2017 General Election. At my age and after eleven years in Parliament, I have decided that it is time to step down and support a new Labour candidate for the city.

Rob MarrisLabour MP
Rob Marris, Labour MP
BBC
LAB GAIN FROM CON

Results

Labour
, with candidate Rob Marris
, have the following results:
  • 17,374 total votes taken.
  • 43.2% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Paul Uppal
, have the following results:
  • 16,573 total votes taken.
  • 41.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.5% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Dave Everett
, have the following results:
  • 4,310 total votes taken.
  • 10.7% share of the total vote
  • +7.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Andrea Cantrill
, have the following results:
  • 1,058 total votes taken.
  • 2.6% share of the total vote
  • +2.6% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Neale Upstone
, have the following results:
  • 845 total votes taken.
  • 2.1% share of the total vote
  • -13.9% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Brian Booth
, have the following results:
  • 49 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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