ELECTION: Conservatives hold Meon Valley

GEORGE Hollingbery has retained his seat for the Tories.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th June 2017, 5:42 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 3:29 pm
George Hollingbery. Picture: Conservative Party
George Hollingbery. Picture: Conservative Party

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.

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

Turnout was 73.14 per cent.