Bury North has swung blue, with James Daly overcoming the 4,500 majority picked up by Labour’s James Frith in 2017.
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James Frith is hoping to be re-elected as Labour MP for Bury North this general election yet the constituency remains a marginal seat, with Labour and Conservative both ranking at 43% in voting intention estimates.
Labour’s James Frith won the seat in the 2017 general election securing 53.6% of the votes. Frith took over the role from Conservative’s David Nuttall who stood as MP from 2010 – 2017. EU referendum result for Bury North favoured leave.
The Labour candidate won the seat with a majority of 4,375 over the Conservative candidate David Nuttall, who has held the seat since 2010.
Bury is red after a successful night for the Labour Party saw them hold Bury South and gain Bury North.
Nuttall, who secured a majority of just 325 from Labour’s James Frith, said he believed the win was down to his record as MP.
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