Election 24

General Election 2024 results: Labour holds on to Stretford and Urmston

Labour has won back the seat of Stretford and Urmston with 22,642 votes.

Stretford and Urmston lies in the Trafford borough of Greater Manchester and has always been a labour seat since its creation in 1997.

Andrew Western, who held the seat prior to the dissolving of parliament on May 30, has held onto it.

With 22,642 votes, he had a majority of 16,150.

Second-placed candidate was the Conservatives’ Mark Cornes who received 6,492 votes.

The turn out for the election was 61.4% compared to 69.4% in the 2019 general election.

The constituency of Stretford and Urmston was first held by labour MP Beverley Hughes when it was created in 1997 who stood down at the 2010 general election.

Labour MP Kate Green won the seat in 2010 election and held it since resigning in 2022 after being nominated as Greater Manchester’s deputy mayor for police and crime.

The constituency then held a by-election in which Andrew Western won, with a voter turnout of 25.8%.

The full results are as follows:

  • Khalila Chaudry, Workers Party: 4,461
  • Andrew Western, Labour: 22,642
  • Mark Clayton, Liberal Democrats: 2,216
  • Mark Cornes, Conservative: 6,492
  • Charlotte Faulkner, Reform UK: 5,485
  • Dan Jerrome, Green: 4,398
  • Jim Newell, Rejoin EU: 308

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