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General Election 2019: Conservative Jo Churchill holds onto Bury St Edmunds




Conservative candidate Jo Churchill has held onto her seat for Bury St Edmunds.

Mrs Churchill received 37,770 votes.

Labour's Cliff Waterman followed with 12,782, the Greens' Helen Geake on 9,711 and Independent Paul Hopfensperger with 1,694.

General Election 2019 - Bury St Edmunds count..Pictured: Jo Churchill holds onto her seat...PICTURE: Mecha Morton .... (24137830)
General Election 2019 - Bury St Edmunds count..Pictured: Jo Churchill holds onto her seat...PICTURE: Mecha Morton .... (24137830)

In 2017, Mrs Churchill received 36,794 votes.

Mrs Churchill said: "I just feel completely overwhelmed by the faith people have put in me.

"I have got some work to do when I go back to parliament next week.

"We can start to move forward.

"The past two years have been extremely difficult."

When asked why she did not attend the climate hustings, she said: "I accepted the Elmswell hustings invitation. I said to the chair that I would be happy to do that."

Bury St Edmunds figures (24140506)
Bury St Edmunds figures (24140506)

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