Menu

Lancaster and Wyre general election results with new MP to be decided

Posted on - 4th July, 2024 - 10:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Politics, Preston News, Wyre News
Lancaster Town Hall. Credit: Visit Lancashire
Lancaster Town Hall. Credit: Visit Lancashire

Lancaster and Wyre’s new MP will be decided in the early hours of Friday morning.

Five candidates are standing in the constituency with all major parties represented but no independent candidates.

There was disappointment over a cancelled hustings event at St Thomas’s Church, Lancaster which caused a minor row but ultimately attributed to the Conservative candidate testing positive for Covid.

Read more: Live updates from our constituencies

This is a new constituency for the 2024 general election but Cat Smith, previously MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, is the closest thing to an incumbent. She was MP from 2015.

The result in Lancaster & Wyre is expected to be confirmed at 3.30am and this article will be updated when that happens.

Candidates and results

Nigel Alderson – Reform UK – 6,866

Peter Gordon Cartridge – Conservative and Unionist Party – 10,062

Jack Lenox – Green Party – 5,236

Matt Severn – Liberal Democrats – 1,529

Cat Smith – Labour – 19,315 (elected)

Subscribe: Keep in touch directly with the latest headlines from Blog Preston, join our WhatsApp channel and subscribe for our twice-a-week email newsletter. Both free and direct to your phone and inbox.

Read more: See the latest Preston news and headlines

Share
Preston in pictures Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024 View more
Advertisement
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement
News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement
Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails