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General Election 2019: The new MP for Grantham and Stamford is Gareth Davies

The ballot papers have been counted and the results are in - voters have made Conservative candidate Gareth Davies the new MP for Stamford, Bourne and Grantham.

He won by a comfortable majority over the other three candidates.

Born in Yorkshire, Mr Davies' home is in Stamford and his office is in Bourne.

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Gareth Davies(24135336)

The full results from the night's Stamford and Grantham count are:

Gareth Davies (Con) - 36,794 votes- ELECTED

Harrish Bisnauthsing (Lib Dem) - 6,153 votes

Kathryn Salt (Lab) - 10,791 votes

Anne Gayfer (Green Party) - 2,265 votes

In his campaigning over the past month, Mr Davies made addressing safety on the A1 one of his key priorities. "As MP, I want to raise this at a national level and work with the county council and Highways England, to secure funding for safety upgrades," he had said.

The former businessman, is also a backer of independent businesses and has said he will work to attract new investment and support existing high street shops. This will include reducing business rates for our shops and pubs.

Mr Davies also promised to visit local state schools and make sure Lincolnshire Police is 'fully equipped' to tackle crime in our towns and in the countryside.

But, ultimately, he has promised to deliver "the democratic will of the people in the 2016 EU Referendum" and leave the European Union.

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