Dan Jarvis new MP for Barnsley Central

04 March 2011

Dan Jarvis of the Labour Party has become Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central after winning the by-election held in that Constituency on Thursday 3 March 2011.

Barnsley Central was the second by-election held since the 2010 General Election. There were 9 candidates on the ballot paper.

The by-election was called after the former MP, Eric Illsley, resigned his seat.

Proportion of the vote in the Barnsley by-election

 

  • Dan Jarvis, Labour: 14,724 (60.8%)
  • Jane Collins, UKIP: 2,953 (12.19%)
  • James Hockney, Conservative: 1,999 (8.25%)
  • Enis Dalton, BNP: 1,463 (6.04%)
  • Tony Devoy, Independent: 1,266 (5.23%)
  • Dominic Carman, Liberal Democracts: 1,012 (4.18%)
  • Kevin Riddiough, English Democracts: 544 (2.25%)
  • Howling Laud Hope, Monster Raving Loony: 198 (0.82%)
  • Michael Val Davies, Independent: 60 (0.25%)

Image: PA

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