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

Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill

Parliamentary constituency



  1. Scottish National Party
    Steven Bonnar
    • Votes: 22,680
    • Vote share %: 47.0
    • Vote share change: +7.9
  2. Labour
    Hugh Gaffney
    • Votes: 17,056
    • Vote share %: 35.4
    • Vote share change: -7.2
  3. Conservative
    Nathan Wilson
    • Votes: 6,113
    • Vote share %: 12.7
    • Vote share change: -3.6
  4. Liberal Democrat
    David Stevens
    • Votes: 1,564
    • Vote share %: 3.2
    • Vote share change: +1.2
  5. Green
    Patrick McAleer
    • Votes: 808
    • Vote share %: 1.7
    • Vote share change: +1.7

Change compared with 2017


  • SNP majority: 5,624
  • Registered voters: 72,943
  • % share:
  • Change since 2017: +2.8

Vote share

Party % share
Scottish National Party 47.0%
Labour 35.4%
Conservative 12.7%
Liberal Democrat 3.2%
Green 1.7%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +7.9 Gained
  • Green +1.7 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.2 Gained
  • Conservative -3.6 Lost
  • Labour -7.2 Lost

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Fellows seals North Lanarkshire clean sweep for SNP

Marion Fellows holds Motherwell & Wishaw for the SNP, completing a full house of North Lanarkshire constituencies for the nationalists.

Fellows' majority shoots up from just 318 in 2017 to over 6,000.

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'Privilege' to serve Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill: Scottish National Party gain

Steven Bonnar has been elected as the MP for Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill, beating Labour's Hugh Gaffney by 5,624 votes.

The Scottish National Party overturned a 1,586 vote majority to take the formerly Labour-held seat.

Nathan Wilson of the Conservative Party came third and Liberal Democrat David Stevens came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 2.8 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 48,000 people, roughly two-thirds 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, David Stevens (Liberal Democrat) and Patrick McAleer (Green), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard arrives in Motherwell

'It's time to wake up Scotland'

Hugh Gaffney won Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill in 2017, but he admits it is not looking good for Labour this time.

He tells BBC Scotland's Katie Hunter: "I don't know what's going on in Scotland. It's time to wake up Scotland. There's a generation of kids I'm worried about."

Gaffney also says though he isn't conceding the seat just yet.

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Baby up late at Motherwell count

Conservative campaign volunteer Oyebola brought her baby daughter to the count in Motherwell as they wait for the result in Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill.