Home Secretary Amber Rudd just holds on in Hastings & Rye
In a nail-biting finish in Hastings & Rye, Home Secretary Amber Rudd just held on to the seat for the Conservatives after a recount.
Ms Rudd came first with 25,668 votes, beating Labour's Peter Chowney, with 25,322, by just 346 votes.
In her acceptance speech, she said she was "deeply honoured" to be elected for a third time.
She said she would continue to build on the "great opportunities and regeneration" that has been taking place in the area.
09 Jun 2017
- From the section Sussex