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National Election

Skipton & Ripon

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Conservative hold

Top three parties at a glance
Conservative 151 % 50.59%
Liberal Democrat 97 % 32.41%
Labour 30 % 10.05%
Swing: 2.63% from Conservative to Liberal Democrat
Candidate Party Votes % +/- %
Julian Smith Penarth Times: Tory Conservative Elected 27,685 50.59
Helen Flynn Penarth Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo Liberal Democrat 17,735 32.41
Claire Hazelgrove Penarth Times: Labour
Labour 5,498 10.05
Rodney Mills Penarth Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo UK Independence Party 1,909 3.49
Bernard Allen Penarth Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo British National Party 1,403 2.56
Roger Bell Independent 5 315 0.58
Dylan Gilligan Youth Party 95 0.17
Robert Leakey Virtue Currency Cognitive Appraisal Party 84 0.15
Majority 9,950 18.18
Turnout 54,724 70.72



Friends star Matt LeBlanc to present new Top Gear Penarth Times:

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 Penarth Times:

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 Penarth Times:

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 Penarth Times:

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 Penarth Times: 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 Penarth Times: 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 Penarth Times: 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 Penarth Times: 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.