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National Election

Cambridgeshire North West

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Conservative hold

Top three parties at a glance
Conservative 151 % 50.49%
Liberal Democrat 65 % 21.87%
Labour 50 % 16.95%
Swing: 2.64% from Liberal Democrat to Conservative
Candidate Party Votes % +/- %
Shailesh Vara Chard & Ilminster News: Tory Conservative Elected 29,425 50.49
Kevin Wilkins Chard & Ilminster News: ElectionsModule Party Logo Liberal Democrat 12,748 21.87
Chris York Chard & Ilminster News: Labour
Labour 9,877 16.95
Robert Brown Chard & Ilminster News: ElectionsModule Party Logo UK Independence Party 4,826 8.28
Stephen Goldspink Chard & Ilminster News: ElectionsModule Party Logo English Democrats 1,407 2.41
Majority 16,677 28.61
Turnout 58,283 65.59



Friends star Matt LeBlanc to present new Top Gear Chard & Ilminster News:

11:38am Thursday 4th February 2016

FRIENDS actor Matt LeBlanc is to join Chris Evans as a presenter on the new series of Top Gear.

Mike Wood holds Dudley South seat for the Tories Chard & Ilminster News:

10:16am Friday 8th May 2015

TORIES held onto the Dudley South seat as Mike Wood was elected as the constituency’s new MP replacing the outgoing Chris Kelly.

Your chance to quiz Redditch election hopefuls Chard & Ilminster News:

2:20pm Friday 10th April 2015

ALL the candidates standing for election to Westminster Parliament to represent Redditch are being invited to a public hustings meeting.

Education a hot topic for debate Chard & Ilminster News:

10:16am Thursday 26th March 2015

THE future of education in the county was debated during a pre-election hustings event.

Dramatic night at the polls leaves Worcester City Council in limbo Chard & Ilminster News: 2114605819. 23/05/14. Worcester City Council Election at the Guildhall. Left to right - Councillors Lucy and Stephen Hodgson celebrate the latter's victory. Picture by Nick Toogood. (6475219)

10:10am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE future of Worcester City Council is in limbo this morning - after a dramatic night at the polls which saw a surge of support for UKIP and the Conservatives become the Guildhall's largest party.

Worcestershire elections 2014: Live Chard & Ilminster News: Worcestershire elections 2014: Live

2:49pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Live coverage as Worcestershire heads to the polls to select the councillors and members of the European Parliament to represent them.

European elections officially under way in South West Chard & Ilminster News: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE European elections are officially under way in the South West after the returning officer in Poole published the formal Notice of Election.

House prices on the rise with £20,000 increase since start of year Chard & Ilminster News: HOMES: Average prices are increasing

11:12am Monday 19th August 2013

HOUSE prices on the rise again amid fears over new a housing 'bubble'.

Four-fifths of new university and college students own smartphones

11:20am Friday 15th March 2013

FOUR-fifths (82%) of new university and college students own a smartphone and at least 20 per cent have a tablet, a UCAS Media survey has revealed.

£130m investment set to boost Black Country employment

1:59pm Monday 22nd October 2012

MORE than £130 million of investment is on its way to the Black Country to support business plans intended to create more than 2,200 jobs.