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Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
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After 650 of 650 seats

Wyre & Preston North

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

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

CON

Conservative

Ben Wallace Votes 30,684 header_vote_share 58.3 Net percentage change in seats +5.1
Party

LAB

Labour

Michelle Heaton-Bentley Votes 18,438 header_vote_share 35.0 Net percentage change in seats +10.2
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

John Potter Votes 2,551 header_vote_share 4.8 Net percentage change in seats -0.6
Party

GRN

Green Party

Ruth Norbury Votes 973 header_vote_share 1.8 Net percentage change in seats -1.6

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

12,246

Turnout

72.8%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 58.3
Labour 35.0
Liberal Democrat 4.8
Green Party 1.8

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+10.2
Conservative
+5.1
Liberal Democrat
-0.6
Green Party
-1.6

Latest updates

United Utilities 'issued unclear advice' over water bug contamination

A water firm's "unclear" advice to up to 700,000 customers when their tap water became contaminated "caused uncertainty", a report has concluded.

cryptosporidium
BBC

United Utilities (UU) admitted supplying water unfit for humans after animal waste contaminated water with cryptosporidium at Franklaw treatment works near Preston in 2015.

The Drinking Water Inspectorate said the company did not specify "who it[the advice] applied to" during the outbreak, which left consumers "confused".

UU said it has been "implementing many of the recommendations" since 2015 and had shared its learning "across the water industry".

Wyre & Preston North: Conservative Hold

Election Graphic
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CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Ben Wallace
, have the following results:
  • 26,528 total votes taken.
  • 53.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.8% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Ben Whittingham
, have the following results:
  • 12,377 total votes taken.
  • 24.8% share of the total vote
  • +3.5% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Kate Walsh
, have the following results:
  • 6,577 total votes taken.
  • 13.2% share of the total vote
  • +8.4% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate John Potter
, have the following results:
  • 2,712 total votes taken.
  • 5.4% share of the total vote
  • -16.1% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Anne Power
, have the following results:
  • 1,699 total votes taken.
  • 3.4% share of the total vote
  • +3.4% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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