General Election 2019 result: Conservative Neil Parish holds on to parliamentary seat in Honiton and Tiverton constituency

Conservative Neil Parish has held onto the parliamentary seat in the Honiton and Tiverton constituency.

Mr Parish, who has represented the area as its MP since 2010, secured more than 60 per cent of the vote with a majority of 24,239.

He received  35,893 votes.

Neil Parish

Neil Parish.

Liz Pole, of Labour, finished second with 11,654 votes.

General Election 2019 result – Honiton and Tiverton

  • Neil Parish (Conservative) – 35,893
  • Liz Pole (Labour) – 11,654
  • John Timperley (Liberal Democrat) – 8,807
  • Colin Reed (Green Party) – 2,291
  • Margaret Dennis (UKIP) – 968

The turnout in the Honiton and Tiverton constituency, which included Seaton and Axminster, was 71.9 per cent.

In 2017, Mr Parish increased his share of the local vote to 61.4 per cent.

The candidates in Honiton and Tiverton.

The candidates in Honiton and Tiverton.

In this election, he campaigned on getting Brexit done, investing in local schools, hospitals and police.

He also pledged to deliver on better broadband, pensioner and veteran care, transport upgrades and environmental protections.

General Election 2019 result: Conservative Simon Jupp is elected as East Devon MP

 Ben Bradshaw and Labour win in Exeter

About Author