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After 650 of 650 seats

Vale of Clwyd

Parliamentary constituency
LAB GAIN FROM CON LAB GAIN FROM CON

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Chris Ruane Votes 19,423 header_vote_share 50.2 Net percentage change in seats +11.9
Party

CON

Conservative

James Davies Votes 17,044 header_vote_share 44.1 Net percentage change in seats +5.0
Party

PC

Plaid Cymru

David Wyatt Votes 1,551 header_vote_share 4.0 Net percentage change in seats -3.0
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Gwyn Williams Votes 666 header_vote_share 1.7 Net percentage change in seats -0.9

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

2,379

Turnout

68.0%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 50.2
Conservative 44.1
Plaid Cymru 4.0
Liberal Democrat 1.7

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+11.9
Conservative
+5.0
Liberal Democrat
-0.9
Plaid Cymru
-3.0

Latest updates

Wales' new MPs

Four new MPs are representing Wales at Westminster, with Labour capturing three seats from the Conservatives and Plaid Cymru snatching Ceredigion from the Liberal Democrats.

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Four key seat changes

The moment each of the results were announced.

General election 2017: Wales sees four key seat changes

Labour wins second seat from another party

Election 2017

Labour has taken the Vale of Clwyd. Chris Ruane - who lost his seat in 2015 - won with 19,423 votes, to the incumbent Conservative James Davies 17,044 votes.

Vale of Clwyd: Labour gain from Conservative

election result
BBC

Writing a winning speech?

Is Labour's Chris Ruane writing his winning speech in this photo?

He had held the seat for 18 years before he lost it in the 2015 election to the Conservatives' James Davies.

But there are suggestions it will turn red again tonight.

Chris Ruane
BBC

Tory seat loss fears - could Cardiff North turn Labour?

David Deans

Wales politics reporter

A senior Welsh Conservative source has told BBC Wales the party fears at least three losses - Gower, Vale of Clwyd and Cardiff North.

The source said two other seats - Aberconwy and Vale of Glamorgan were looking tight.

Asked if he thought the party was making any gains in Wales tonight, the source said: "No."

Turnout up?

Turnouts for some seats in Wales are up compared to 2015.

Our reporters at the counts are saying:

  • In Vale of Glamorgan, the turnout was 72.2% - up from 71% in 2015
  • Torfaen 62.2% up from 61.4% in 2015
  • Ogmore turnout 65.26%, up from 64%
  • Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 61%, a big jump from 2015 when it was 53%
  • Vale of Clwyd 68% up from the last general election when it was 63%
  • Wrexham turnout 70% up from 64.2 % in 2015

ballot boxes
BBC
Ballot boxes in Builth Wells, where the Brecon and Radnorshire votes are being counted
CON GAIN FROM LAB

Results

Conservative
, with candidate James Davies
, have the following results:
  • 13,760 total votes taken.
  • 39.0% share of the total vote
  • +3.8% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Chris Ruane
, have the following results:
  • 13,523 total votes taken.
  • 38.4% share of the total vote
  • -3.9% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Paul Davies-Cooke
, have the following results:
  • 4,577 total votes taken.
  • 13.0% share of the total vote
  • +11.5% change in share of the votes
Plaid Cymru
, with candidate Mair Rowlands
, have the following results:
  • 2,486 total votes taken.
  • 7.1% share of the total vote
  • +1.2% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Gwyn Williams
, have the following results:
  • 915 total votes taken.
  • 2.6% share of the total vote
  • -10.0% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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