Dewsbury

Parliamentary constituency
Candidates
Party Candidate
Party

Green Party

Candidate Simon Cope
Party

Liberal Democrat

Candidate Ednan Hussain
Party

Conservative

Candidate Beth Prescott
Party

Labour

Candidate Paula Sherriff

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Results of the 2015 general election

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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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