UK General Election 2010 Final Results: Conservatives Have Most Seats

The final results for the UK General Election 2010 are now in, though Thirsk & Malton will hold their general election on 27th May owing to the death of a candidate. The Conservatives hold the most seats, but do not have an outright majority and so will need to form a coalition with another party … Read more UK General Election 2010 Final Results: Conservatives Have Most Seats

UK General Election 2010: Hilary Benn Retains Leeds Central for Labour

Hilary Benn, the former Secretary for International Development, has retained his seat in Leeds Central for the Labour party. Hilary Benn Labour 18,434 Michael Taylor Liberal Democrat 7,789 Alan Lamb Conservative 7,541 Kevin Meeson British National Party 3,066 Dave Procter Independent 409 We Beat The Scum One-Nil Independent 155

UK General Election 2010: Yvette Cooper Keeps Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford for Labour

Yvetter Cooper has retained her safe Labour seat of Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford in West Yorkshire. However, the Conservative have increased their share of the vote in the area by 12.5% – a surprising statistic given the strong coal mining heritage of the area. Yvette Cooper Labour 22,293 Nick Pickles Conservative 11,314 Chris Rush Liberal … Read more UK General Election 2010: Yvette Cooper Keeps Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford for Labour

UK General Election 2010: Fleetwood & Lancaster to the Conservatives

Eric Ollerenshaw has been elected as Conservative MP for Fleetwood & Lancaster after unseating Labour. Eric Ollerenshaw Conservative 15,404 Clive Grunshaw Labour 15,071 Stuart Langhorn Liberal Democrat 8,167 Gina Dowding Green 1,888 Fred McGlade UK Independence Party 1,020 Debra Kent British National Party 938 Keith Riley Independent 213

UK General Election 2010: Dudley North Kept by Labour

Dudley North has elected Ian Austin as MP for Dudley North. Ian Austin Labour 14,923 Graeme Brown Conservative 14,274 Mike Beckett Liberal Democrat 4,066 Malcolm Davis UK Independence Party 3,267 Ken Griffiths British National Party 1,899 Kevin Inman National Front 173

UK General Election 2010: Now is the Time For Constitutional Reform

Britain, on Friday 7th May 2010, stands on a precipice. This weekend could be the single most important time in living memory for British politics. It is now almost certain that, once the final UK General Election 2010 Results are in, Britain will have its first Hung Parliament for more than thirty years. The UK … Read more UK General Election 2010: Now is the Time For Constitutional Reform

UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Gain Colne Valley from Labour

The Conservative Party have claimed another Labour seat in Yorkshire in the UK General Election 2010 with their candidate Jason McCartney claiming the vote by 4,837 from the Liberal Democrat candidate Nicola Tunrer who also overtook Labour’s Debbie Abrahams. Colne Valley UK General Election 2010 Results: Jason McCartney – Conservative – 20,440 Nicola Turner – … Read more UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Gain Colne Valley from Labour

UK General Election 2010: Charles Clarke Loses to Lib Dems

Charles Clarke, the former Home Secretary, has lost his Norwich South seat to the Liberal Democrat Simon Wright. Simon Wright Liberal Democrat 13,960 Charles Clarke Labour 13,650 Antony Little Conservative 10,902 Adrian Ramsay Green 7,095 Steve Emmens UK Independence Party 1,145 Leonard Heather British National Party 697 Gabriel Polley Workers Revolutionary Party 102

UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Win Dewsbury from Labour

The Conservative Party has gained the Dewsbury seat from Labour in the 2010 UK General Election as their candidate Simon Reevell claimed a majority of 1,526 over the Labour candidate, Shahid Malik. Dewsbury UK General Election 2010 Results: Simon Reevell – Conservative – 18,898 Shahid Malik – Labour – 17,372 Andrew Hutchinson – Liberal Democrat … Read more UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Win Dewsbury from Labour

UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Gain Pudsey from Labour

The Conservative Party have taken another key Labour seat in UK General Election 2010 as Stuart Andrew won Pudsey, Yorkshire, by 1,659 votes. The margin represents a 3.4% majority, which is a swing of more than 7.5% from the 2005 result – thanks largely to Labour losing over 10% of their share from the last … Read more UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Gain Pudsey from Labour

UK General Election 2010: Jacqui Smith Loses Redditch to Conservatives

Jacqui Smith, the former Labour Home Secretary who quite over the expenses scandal, has been beaten by Karen Lumley for the Conservatives. Jacqui Smith became embroiled in the expenses scandal after it was revealed that a claim for accommodation in a hotel had included her husband’s television bill for pornographic programming. She also listed a … Read more UK General Election 2010: Jacqui Smith Loses Redditch to Conservatives

UK General Election 2010: Peter Hain Re-elected in Neath

Peter Hain has been re-elected as Labour MP for Neath in Wales. Peter Hain Labour 17,172 Alun Llewelyn Plaid Cymru 7,397 Frank Little Liberal Democrat 5,535 Emmeline Owens Conservative 4,847 Michael Green British National Party 1,342 James Bevan UK Independence Party 829

UK General Election 2010 Results: Liberal Democrats Gain Redcar from Labour

The Liberal Democrats have pulled off one of the biggest swings of the 2010 UK General Election by taking the Redcar seat from Labour, with a swing of over 21% from the 2005 result. The Liberal Democrat candidate, Ian Swales, increased his Party’s vote by 25% from the last election, taking most of these votes … Read more UK General Election 2010 Results: Liberal Democrats Gain Redcar from Labour

UK General Election 2010: Swansea East Stays Labour

Sian James has been re-elected as Labour MP for Swansea East in Wales. Sian James Labour 16,819 Robert Speht Liberal Democrat 5,981 Christian Holliday Conservative 4,823 Dic Jones Plaid Cymru 2,181 Clive Bennett British National Party 1,715 David Rogers UK Independence Party 839 Tony Young Green 318

UK General Election 2010: Swansea West Stays Labour

Geraint Davies has been elected as Labour MP for Swansea West in Wales. Geraint Davies Labour 12,335 Peter May Liberal Democrat 11,831 Rene Kinzett Conservative 7,407 Harri Roberts Plaid Cymru 1,437 Alan Bateman British National Party 910 Tim Jenkins UK Independence Party 716 Keith Ross Green 404 Ian McCloy Independent 374 Rob Williams Trade Unionist … Read more UK General Election 2010: Swansea West Stays Labour