Conservative Kevin Hollinrake retains Thirsk and Malton seat which includes Filey

Conservative Kevin Hollinrake has been re-elected MP for Thirsk and Malton.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 5:55 am
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 5:56 am
Kevin Hollinrake MP. Picture by Ryedale Council.

The announcement was made by the Linda Fenwick, the Returning Officer and High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, at 5.30am on Friday, from the election count hall in Malton.

The results for all eight candidates for the Thirsk and Malton constituency are as follows:

Kevin Hollinrake (Con) 35,634

David Yellen (Lab) - 10,480

Dinah Keal (Lib Dem) - 6,774 votes

Martin Brampton (Green) - 2,263 votes

John Hall (Yorkshire Party) - 881 votes

Stephen Mullins (Independent) - 245 votes

Gordon Johnson - 184 votes

Michael Taylor (Social Democratic Party) - 127 votes

A total of 56,830 votes were cast in this election, with a voter turnout of 70.17%. This compared with 55,929 in the last General Election in 2017, which had a voter turnout of 71.22%