Labour Win Newport West By-Election

Labour have won a by-election in Newport West, called after the death of Labour MP Paul Flynn. There was a turnout of 37% and Labour’s Ruth Jones won with a majority of 1,951.

The results were:

Ruth Jones Labour 9,308
Matthew Evans Conservative 7,357
Neil Hamilton UKIP 2,023
Jonathan Clark Plaid Cymru 1,185
Ryan Jones Lib Dem 1,088
Amelia Womack Green 924
June Davies Renew 879
Richard Suchorzewski Abolish The Welsh Assembly 205
Ian McLean Social Democrat 202
Phillip Taylor Democrats and Veterans 185
Hugh Nicklin For Britain 159