Labour's Rashid 'absolutely thrilled'
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Labour's Faisal Rashid 'thrilled' to gain Warrington South from Tories

Labour's Faisal Rashid said he was "absolutely thrilled" to win Warrington South from the Conservatives.

Mr Rashid has a majority of 2,549, after getting 29,994 votes. Conservative candidate David Mowat came second, polling 27,445.

Liberal Democrat candidate Bob Barr came in third, receiving 3,339 votes.

There was a turnout of 72.4%.