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Motherwell & WishawParliamentary constituency
Scottish National PartyMarion Fellows
- Votes: 20,622
- Vote share %: 46.4
- Vote share change: +7.9
- Votes: 14,354
- Vote share %: 32.3
- Vote share change: -5.4
- Votes: 7,150
- Vote share %: 16.1
- Vote share change: -4.2
Liberal DemocratChristopher Wilson
- Votes: 1,675
- Vote share %: 3.8
- Vote share change: +1.6
- Votes: 619
- Vote share %: 1.4
- Vote share change: +0.1
Change compared with 2017
- SNP majority: 6,268
- Registered voters: 68,856
- Change since 2017: +3.0
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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.
Marion Fellows has been re-elected as the MP for Motherwell & Wishaw, with a significantly increased majority.
The Scottish National Party candidate beat Labour's Angela Feeney by 6,268 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.
Meghan Gallacher of the Conservative Party came third and Liberal Democrat Christopher Wilson came fourth.
Voter turnout was up by 3 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 44,000 people, 64.5% 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, Christopher Wilson (Liberal Democrat) and Neil Wilson (UKIP), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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The SNP's Marion Fellows held Motherwell & Wishaw in 2017 by just 318 votes. She arrives at tonight's count to a rapturous welcome. This was a seat Labour had serious designs on winning. No longer, according to our reporter, Katie Hunter.
A 48-year-old man was arrested after a suspicious device was found near the Glen Tower flats polling station in North Lanarkshire this morning.
That's why Knowetop Primary School was used in its place, and it's the first polling station to have its ballot boxes received for Motherwell & Wishaw.
Marion Fellows of the SNP won this constituency with a majority of 318 two years ago.
Here's the scene at the Motherwell count, where votes from the Motherwell & Wishaw constituency will be totted up.
We're big fans of the rather fetching winter knit on show for the occasion.