Justin Madders has been elected as the new Member of Parliament for Ellesmere Port & Neston with an increased majority.
“As someone who has grown up in the area I know the place well and the challenges we face,” he said. “I will stand up for the people of Ellesmere Port and Neston.
“I know from my work as a councillor how difficult people are finding things and I want to do my bit to create a better future for us all.
“I’ll always do what is best for Ellesmere Port and Neston.”
The full result was:
Justin Madders (Lab) 22,316
Katherine Fletcher (Con) 16,041
Jonathan Starkey (UKIP) 5,594
Trish Derraugh (Lib Dem) 1,563
Michelle Palmer (Green Party) 990
Felicity Dowling (Left Unity) 192
John Dyer (Independent) 31
Labour also celebrated taking control of Cheshire West & Chester Council for the first time, gaining 6 Councillors, to put them on 38, compared to the Conservatives on 36, with 1 Independent. Of those Councillors representing wards fully within the constituency of Ellesmere Port & Neston, Labour hold 16, The Conservatives 3 and 1 Independent.