UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Worsley & Eccles South

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Barbara Keeley
    • Votes: 20,446
    • Vote share %: 45.7
    • Vote share change: -11.3
  2. Conservative
    Arnie Saunders
    • Votes: 17,227
    • Vote share %: 38.5
    • Vote share change: -0.2
  3. The Brexit Party
    Seamus Martin
    • Votes: 3,224
    • Vote share %: 7.2
    • Vote share change: +7.2
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Joe Johnson-Tod
    • Votes: 2,510
    • Vote share %: 5.6
    • Vote share change: +3.2
  5. Green
    Daniel Towers
    • Votes: 1,300
    • Vote share %: 2.9
    • Vote share change: +1.1

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 3,219
  • Registered voters: 75,219
  • % share:
    59.4%
  • Change since 2017: -2.5

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 45.7%
Conservative 38.5%
The Brexit Party 7.2%
Liberal Democrat 5.6%
Green 2.9%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +7.2 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.2 Gained
  • Green +1.1 Gained
  • Conservative -0.2 Lost
  • Labour -11.3 Lost

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Worsley & Eccles South: Labour hold

Barbara Keeley has been re-elected as the MP for Worsley & Eccles South, with a significantly decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Arnie Saunders by 3,219 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election.

Seamus Martin of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Joe Johnson-Tod came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 2.5 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 45,000 people, 59.4% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the five candidates, Daniel Towers (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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RESULT: Labour holds Worsley and Eccles South

Labour's Barbara Keeley has retained Worsley and Eccles South.

Barbara Keeley
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Huge ward votes lead to verification delay

A large turnout in one of the council wards in Salford has led to delays in the count, BBC Radio Manchester's Liam Bradford reports

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Labour 'could be in trouble in Worsley and Eccles South'

Press Association reporter Pat Hurst says the Tories are looking confident of taking the seat of Worsley and Eccles South from Labour's Barbara Keeley, despite the latter defending a majority of more than 8,000.

He writes: "Tories saying they are "quietly confident" of a close finish. Corbyn, strikes/nationalisation and the @afneil interview mentioned most on doorsteps.

"Salford has not returned a Tory MP since before the Second World War."

Looking close in Worsley and Eccles South

There could only have been one two count that Local Democracy Reporting Service journalist Mari Eccles was sent to... the one featuring Salford and Eccles, and Worsley and Eccles South!

She reports that it's looking close in Worsley and Eccles South - a seat which Labour has held since it was created 14 years ago.

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Worsley & Eccles South: Labour hold

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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