Labour win in the North


Labour topped the poll in the North as the party gained new MEPs in the European Elections last night.


In the North East, Labour candidates Jude Kirton-Darling and Paul Brannen were elected to represent the region, gaining an additional seat for the party and defeating the Leader of the Conservative Party in Europe on the way.


Labour saw an 11.5% increase in the vote across the region.


In the North West which covers Cumbria, Labour also came out on top of the poll, gaining an additional seat. Theresa Griffin, Afzal Khan and Julie Ward were elected as Labour MEPs.

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