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Liz Truss ousted as South West Norfolk MP as Labour’s Terry Jermy wins vote





Liz Truss has been ousted as South West Norfolk MP, with Labour candidate Terry Jermy announced as her replacement.

Truss’ main opponents were touted as Jermy, independent candidate James Bagge and Reform UK’s Toby McKenzie.

Minutes ago, it was confirmed that Mr Jermy had beat Ms Truss by just over 600 votes.

Terry Jermy delivers his victory speech after Liz Truss was defeated in the South West Norfolk vote
Terry Jermy delivers his victory speech after Liz Truss was defeated in the South West Norfolk vote

The South West Norfolk count got under way at 2.45am, with the former Prime Minister aiming to keep the seat the has held since 2010.

Also battling in the constituency were Pallavi Devulapalli of the Green Party, Josie Ratcliffe of the Liberal Democrats, Lorraine Douglas of the Communist Party of Britain, Gary Conway of the Heritage Party and Earl Elvis of East Anglia, who represented the Monster Raving Loony Party.

Ms Truss made an eleventh hour appearance at Lynnsport, only arriving on-stage moments before it was confirmed that Mr Jermy had sealed victory.

Fellow candidates had been waiting on stage for a considerable amount of time beforehand, with sarcastic claps echoing around the room.



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