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Brexit Party takes largest share of European election vote in North West

The Brexit Party's Claire Regina Fox gives her acceptance speech in the North West's declaration Credit: PA Images

The Brexit Party has taken the largest share of the vote in the European elections for the North West.

In total the party won three seats. Labour and the Liberal Democrats took two seats while the Green party took one.

North of the Border the Scottish National Party (SNP) are on course to win half of the country's six available seats.

In the Scottish Borders, the SNP were the top party, securing 28.3% of the ballots with a 43%. In Dumfries and Galloway turnout was 40.6% with the SNP taking 27.8% of the vote.

The final outcome is expected later on Monday as there is still one local authority - the Western Isles - left to declare.

The North West's newly-elected MEPs Credit: ITV News