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Conservative James Wild re-elected as MP for North West Norfolk





James Wild has been re-elected as the Conservative MP for North West Norfolk.

The count got under way shortly before 2am, and Mr Wild - who was first elected in the constituency in 2019 - edged out Labour candidate Tim Leaver by just under 5,000 votes.

Also fighting for the seat were Michael de Whalley of the Green Party, Rob Colwell of the Liberal Democrats and Phil Walton of Reform UK.

James Wild has been re-elected as North West Norfolk MP
James Wild has been re-elected as North West Norfolk MP

Mr Wild was first elected as MP for the constituency in 2019, and will now serve another term after receiving 16,097 votes.

Speaking on a podium at Lynnsport following the result, Mr Wild thanked his family and campaign team for their support - and pledged to keep fighting for a new Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be delivered in Lynn.

James Wild, pictured on stage with fellow candidates, has been re-elected as North West Norfolk MP
James Wild, pictured on stage with fellow candidates, has been re-elected as North West Norfolk MP

Mr Leaver received 11,143 votes as he finished in second place.

Mr Walton received 8,697, Mr Colwell 6,492, and Mr de Whalley 2,137.

The votes for South West Norfolk, where Liz Truss is aiming to keep her seat, are still being counted.



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