UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Aberavon

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Stephen Kinnock
    • Votes: 17,008
    • Vote share %: 53.8
    • Vote share change: -14.3
  2. Conservative
    Charlotte Lang
    • Votes: 6,518
    • Vote share %: 20.6
    • Vote share change: +2.9
  3. The Brexit Party
    Glenda Davies
    • Votes: 3,108
    • Vote share %: 9.8
    • Vote share change: +9.8
  4. Plaid Cymru
    Nigel Hunt
    • Votes: 2,711
    • Vote share %: 8.6
    • Vote share change: +0.3
  5. Liberal Democrat
    Sheila Kingston-Jones
    • Votes: 1,072
    • Vote share %: 3.4
    • Vote share change: +1.6
  6. Independent
    Captain Beany
    • Votes: 731
    • Vote share %: 2.3
    • Vote share change: +2.3
  7. Green
    Giorgia Finney
    • Votes: 450
    • Vote share %: 1.4
    • Vote share change: +1.4

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 10,490
  • Registered voters: 50,747
  • % share:
    62.3%
  • Change since 2017: -4.4

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 53.8%
Conservative 20.6%
The Brexit Party 9.8%
Plaid Cymru 8.6%
Liberal Democrat 3.4%
Independent 2.3%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +9.8 Gained
  • Conservative +2.9 Gained
  • Independent +2.3 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.6 Gained
  • Plaid Cymru +0.3 Gained
  • Labour -14.3 Lost

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'Weak leadership'

Labour's Stephen Kinnock was re-elected MP for Aberavon, but blamed Jeremy Corbyn for the party's "disastrous" result.

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Aberavon: Labour hold

Stephen Kinnock has been re-elected as the MP for Aberavon, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Charlotte Lang by 10,490 votes, 6,271 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Glenda Davies of the Brexit Party came third and Plaid Cymru's Nigel Hunt came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 4.4 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 32,000 people, 62.3% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Three of the seven candidates, Sheila Kingston-Jones (Liberal Democrat), Captain Beany (independent) and Giorgia Finney (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingLabour win Aberavon - Stephen Kinnock re-elected

Aberavon results 2019
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Kinnock urges Corbyn to consider his leadership

Stephen Kinnock, Labour's Aberavon candidate has said that if the exit poll is correct he would "urge" Jeremy Corbyn to consider his position.

Labour losses are forecast across the UK.

He said the issue of Brexit and the issue of trust in the party's leadership were tangled up together, adding "leaders are judged by their results" ... "We have to be the party of Blyth Valley as much as the party of Brighton."

More turnout figures

Bridgend - 66.9%

Caerphilly - 63.8%

Ogmore - 61.6%

Aberconwy - 71.6%

Pontypridd - 65%

Aberavon 65.2%

Neath - 65.4%

Swansea West - 63%

Swansea East - 57.6%

Gower - 61.7%

Dwyfor Merionnydd - 67.7%

Brexit Party voted "crumbled" in Aberavon

A Labour source in Neath, where the Aberavon and Neath votes are being counted has said that the Brexit Party vote has crumbled in the constituency and gone to the Conservatives.

Meanwhile, Stephen Kinnock and his wife, former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, have arrived at the count in Neath.

Stephen Kinnock arriving at Aberavon count
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