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General Election 2019: Conservatives win South Holland and the Deepings




Sir John Hayes (Con) has retained the South Holland and The Deepings seat with a significant majority.

Cheers rang out as Acting Returning Officer Rob Walker announced that Sir John had once again won the seat he has held for more than 20 years.

Speaking after the result Sir John was delighted with the result and would give his "heart and soul" to the job.

Conservatives celebrate the South Holland and the Deepings win (24139320)
Conservatives celebrate the South Holland and the Deepings win (24139320)

He said: "I am elated with the result and very humbled by it. To have that many people support me is a great honour and a big responsibility to represent those people."

Sir John was also thrilled to increase his majority and in terms of the votes he received.

He achieved 75.7% of the vote.

South Holland and the Deepings (24139233)
South Holland and the Deepings (24139233)

The full results were:

Martin Blake (Green) 1,613 (3.3% of the vote)

Sir John Hayes (Con) 37,338 (75.7%)

Davina Kirby (Lib Dem) 3,225 (6.5%)

Mark Popple (Lab) 6,500 (13.2%)

Rick Stringer (Ind) 503 (1%)

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