Matt Re-elected

Matt Hancock has been re-elected as MP for West Suffolk with an increased majority of 6,131 over Labour and a swing of 4%. 

Matt's vote increased by 2,193 to 33,842 which is 66% of the vote on a total turnout of 55,437.

Labour's candidate polled 7% less than in 2017 and lost 3,938 on the previous poll. 

The Lib Dem candidate's vote doubled to 4,685 and the Green candidate also increased by 1,327 to 2,262. 

The big facts of the night therefore were that Matt increased his majority from 17,063 in 2017 to 23,194. Labour was down by almost 4,000 votes.