General Election 2017: Huddersfield count
The results for the Batley and Spen, Colne Valley, Dewsbury, and Huddersfield constituencies will be declared at Huddersfield.
Counting of the votes is now under way at Cathedral House and we’ll be updating the results here as we get them.
BATLEY AND SPEN - LAB HOLD
Tracy Brabin (Labour) - 29,845
Alan Freeman (Green) - 695
Mohammed Hanif (Independent) - 58
John Lawson (Liberal Democrats) - 1,224
Aleks Lukic (Independent) - 1,076
Ann Myatt (Conservative) - 20,883
Total verified votes: 53,947Turnout: 67.3 per cent
Labour’s Tracy Brabin has successfully defended this seat after winning the by-election held following the murder of her friend Jo Cox MP last June.
COLNE VALLEY - LAB GAIN
Cahal Burke (Liberal Democrats) - 2,494
Sonia King (Green) - 892
Jason McCartney (Conservative) - 27,903
Patricia Sadio (Independent) - 313
Thelma Walker (Labour) - 28,818
Total verified votes: 60,653Turnout: 71.87 per cent
Conservative candidate Jason McCartney, who had held the seat since 2010, was defending a majority of 5,378 after securing 25,246 votes in 2015.
He won a 44.5 per cent share of the vote, which represented an increase of 7.5 per cent on the previous election.
Labour made larger gains though with a 8.6 per cent increase which put them in second place at 19,868 votes.
Tonight they've taken it a step further, by overturning the majority in what proved to be a very close run race.
DEWSBURY - LAB HOLD
Simon Cope (Green) - 1,024
Ednan Hussain (Liberal Democrats) - 1,214
Beth Prescott (Conservative) - 25,493
Paula Sherriff (Labour) - 28,811
Total verified votes: 56,707Turnout: 69.71 per cent
Labour candidate Paula Sherriff has successfully defended this seat, which was a target for the Conservatives.
HUDDERSFIELD - LAB HOLD
Zulfiqar Ali (Liberal Democrats) - 1,155
Scott Benton (Conservative) - 14,465
Andrew Cooper (Green) - 1,395
Bikatshi Katenga (The Yorkshire Party) - 274
Barry Sheerman (Labour) - 26,470
Marteen Thokkudubiyyapu (Independent) - 75
Total verified votes: 43,912Turnout: 65.5 per cent
Labour candidate Barry Sheerman has been Huddersfield’s MP since 1983 and was previously elected as MP for Huddersfield East in 1979. He has notched up his 10th election victory with this win.