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Result:- Conservative gain - Berwick-upon-Tweed

Anne-Marie Trevelyan has been elected as the Conservative MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Berwick-upon-Tweed result breakdown:

Nigel Coghill-Marshall (UKIP) - 4,513

Scott Dickinson (Labour) - 6,042

Julie Pörksen (Liberal Democrats) - 11,689

Rachael Roberts (Green) - 1488

Anne-Marie Trevelyan (Conservative) - 16,603

Neil Humphry (English Democrats) - 88

The total turn out was 71.09%.

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak: “I’ve got big boots to fill”

Rishi Sunak has been elected as the Conservative MP for Richmond, replacing former foreign secretary William Hague. Sunak has said that he has “impossible boots to fill.” He also responded to claims that he missed the count, saying that he arrived late so that he wouldn’t disturb the counters.

Sunak won the seat by a clear majority; UKIP candidate Matthew Cooke came second with 8,194 votes, taking 15.7% share of the vote after standing for the first time.

Cooke thanked his supporters and said he was proud to have “come second in the safest Conservative seat in the country.”

Richmond result breakdown with number of votes and percentage of the vote:

Rishi Sunak (Con) – 27,744 (51.38%)

Matthew Cooke (UKIP) – 8,194 (15.17%)

Mike Hill (Lab) – 7,124 (13.19%)

John Harris (Lib Dem) – 3,465 (6.42%)

John Blackie (Ind) – 3,348 (6.20%)

Leslie Rowe (Green) – 2,313 (4.28%)

Robin Scott (Ind) – 1,811 (3.35%)

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