Election 2015: Notts constituencies at a glance

Anna SoubryAlthough David Cameron’s Conservatives secured a majority in the most surprising General Election in years, all seats in Nottinghamshire are unchanged. Continue reading

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The General Election: A view from our columnists

elex-thumbnilElection Notts columnists Jonathan Ashby and Giuseppe Labellarte give their opinions on today’s shock victory for the Conservatives after months of  uncertainty. Continue reading

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Election 2015: Former Notts schoolboy Ed Balls ousted

Ed ballsIn perhaps the biggest shock of the General Election, Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was toppled from his Morley and Outwood seat in West Yorkshire. Continue reading

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Nottingham North

Graham_Allen_LabourGraham Allen has held Nottingham North for Labour in the 2015 General Election, although UKIP also put in a strong showing this time – reflecting the picture at polls across the country.

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Nottingham East

ballot boxLabour’s Chris Leslie has retained his seat in Nottingham East for another five years after winning 19,208 votes with the Conservative candidate polling just 7,314 votes.

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Newark

UntitledRobert Jenrick of the Conservatives is elected the new MP for Newark as he won by a majority, gaining around 18,000 more votes than nearest challenger Michael Payne of Labour. He had previously won by 7,00 votes at last year’s by-election.
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Erewash

Erewash1Erewash has been held by Conservative candidate Maggie Throup with 43% of the vote despite it being a seat in Labour’s sights.

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