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Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
UK Results

After 650 of 650 seats

Dewsbury

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

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

LAB

Labour

Paula Sherriff Votes 28,814 header_vote_share 51.0 Net percentage change in seats +9.2
Party

CON

Conservative

Beth Prescott Votes 25,493 header_vote_share 45.1 Net percentage change in seats +6.0
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Ednan Hussain Votes 1,214 header_vote_share 2.1 Net percentage change in seats -1.4
Party

GRN

Green Party

Simon Cope Votes 1,024 header_vote_share 1.8 Net percentage change in seats -0.7

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

3,321

Turnout

69.5%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 51.0
Conservative 45.1
Liberal Democrat 2.1
Green Party 1.8

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+9.2
Conservative
+6.0
Green Party
-0.7
Liberal Democrat
-1.4

Latest updates

Dewsbury: Labour hold

BBC

Labour hold Dewsbury

Paula Sherriff is re-elected as the MP for Dewsbury

BreakingRESULT: Labour hold Dewsbury

Labour's Paula Sherriff holds Dewsbury with an increased majority.

Spare a thought!

Nick Ahad

BBC Radio Leeds

Clearly BBC Radio Leeds' Nick Ahad is having a tough night in Huddersfield.

Flask of coffee diminishing. Taken to necking cough mixture. #Upallnight @BBCLeeds

Resist the prawn salad

Nick Ahad

BBC Radio Leeds

I am playing a little game of how long I can resist my prawn salad to keep things interesting here in Huddersfield tonight.

We're still waiting for the results for the Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Batley and Spen and Colne Valley seats.

BBC

BBC Radio Leeds live in Morley and Outwood

Liz Green

BBC Radio Leeds

The General Election is just over a fortnight away and every day this week I'm visiting those places in West Yorkshire that are closest to call ahead of the vote.

I'm starting in Morley and Outwood today getting a feel for what's on the minds of the people in this constituency ahead of next month's vote:

I'll be live from constituencies across West Yorkshire for the rest of the week, including tomorrow when I'll be in Dewsbury.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

LAB GAIN FROM CON

Results

Labour
, with candidate Paula Sherriff
, have the following results:
  • 22,406 total votes taken.
  • 41.8% share of the total vote
  • +9.6% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Simon Reevell
, have the following results:
  • 20,955 total votes taken.
  • 39.1% share of the total vote
  • +4.1% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Mark Thackray
, have the following results:
  • 6,649 total votes taken.
  • 12.4% share of the total vote
  • +12.4% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Ednan Hussain
, have the following results:
  • 1,924 total votes taken.
  • 3.6% share of the total vote
  • -13.4% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Adrian Cruden
, have the following results:
  • 1,366 total votes taken.
  • 2.5% share of the total vote
  • +1.0% change in share of the votes
Yorkshire First
, with candidate Richard Carter
, have the following results:
  • 236 total votes taken.
  • 0.4% share of the total vote
  • +0.4% change in share of the votes
Christian Peoples Alliance
, with candidate Steve Hakes
, have the following results:
  • 94 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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