ELECTION: Conservatives hold Meon Valley

George Hollingbery. Picture: Conservative Party
George Hollingbery. Picture: Conservative Party
The fragment from the Union Jack believed to have flown on board HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. Credit: Sotheby's

Flag from HMS Victory and Lord Nelson’s love letters up for sale at London auction

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GEORGE Hollingbery has retained his seat for the Tories.

The MP won 35,624 votes in the poll.

The 53-year-old is parliamentary private secretary to the prime minister.

Labour's Sheena King won 9,932, with Martin Todd for the Lib Dems polling 5,900.

Ukip's Paul Bailey won 1,435 and Greens Andrew Hayward got 1,301 votes.

Turnout was 73.14 per cent.