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The Conservative Party have retained their seat in North West Hampshire.

Kit Malthouse Andover MP

Kit Malthouse has been returned as the MP for North West Hampshire in the elections held on 12th December 2019.

With a turnout of 71.24% of the electorate. 59,188 out of 83,083 Kit managed to retain his seat with 36,591 of the votes cast.

Following confirmation by Deputy Acting Returning Officer Andrew Ferrier at 4 o’clock this morning, the Andover MP told Andover Radio’s Kevin Ridgeon:

“We now have to focus on getting Brexit done. I also want to move forward with improving Andover Hospital and increase our level of policing as well. I want to improve standards and spaces in schools. Get more Hi-tech businesses in town and improve wages and finally push forward with the town redevelopment.”

The constituency of North West Hampshire was created in 1983 and first won by Sir David Mitchell, then held by Sir George Young between 1997 and 2015.

The election results in full were:

  • Liz Bell Labour 9,327
  • Lance Mitchell Green Party 2,717
  • Kit Malthouse Conservatives 36,591
  • Luigi Gregori Liberal Democrats 10,283
Declaration of results
Kit Malthouse talks of future plans after the result

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