Labour hold in Holborn and St Pancras

6a00d8345162e169e20133ed5fa20d970b-120wi Labour's Frank Dobson has again retained his seat in Holborn and St Pancras. He has been in place since 1979. He returns with a slightly increased majority, albeit with a 0.4% swing from Labour to the Liberal Democrats. 

A vote of confidence for democracy — an extra 20,000 people voted this time round.

Here's a breakdown of the figures from the BBC:

Name Party Votes % +/-
Frank Dobson Labour 25,198 46.1 +1.0
Jo Shaw Liberal Democrat 15,256 27.9 +1.8
George Lee Conservative 11,134 20.4 -0.5
Natalie Bennett Green 1,480 2.7 -4.8
Robert Carlyle British National Party 779 1.4 +1.4
Max Spencer UK Independence Party 587 1.1 +1.1
John Chapman Independent 96 0.2 +0.2
Mikel Susperregi English Democrats 75 0.1 +0.1
Iain Meek Independent 44 0.1 +0.1
Majority 9,942 18.2
Turnout 54,649 62.9 +9.7

Clare Hill

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