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%)