Leeds Central General Election Result


Thank you to the electors of Leeds Central for putting their trust and confidence in me once again as their Member of Parliament. 

Here is the result in full.   

General Election 2017:

Leeds Central                                                                                                                                         

  Candidate Votes % +/-
Labour Hilary Benn 33,453 70.2 +15.2
Conservative Gareth Davies 9,755 20.5 +3.2
UKIP Bill Palfreman 2,056 4.3 -11.4
Green Ed Carlisle 1,189 2.5 -5.4
Liberal Democrat Andy Nash 1,063 2.2 -1.2
Christian Peoples Alliance Alex Coetzee 157 0.3 +0.3
Majority   23,698 49.7 +12.0
Turnout 47,673 47,673 53.2 -1.9
Labour hold     Swing +6

We had a bigger electorate due to a surge in voter registration, and although the percentage turnout was slightly down on 2015, we got 70.2% of the vote - the highest Labour share in the history of the Leeds Central constituency.

Thank you to all those who helped to make it happen.


Hilary Benn

MP for Leeds Central

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