Election 2017 in York: As it happened

Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs up on arriving at his Islington constituency count. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski / PA
8 Jun 2017 @ 9.50 pm
| News, Politics

It’s a hung parliament

Conservatives are the largest party but lose seats

Labour have a far better than expected night and gain more than 30

Jeremy Corbyn is the most successful Labour leader since Blair with 40% share of the vote

Labour’s Rachael Maskell re-elected as York Central MP

Conservative Julian Sturdy re-elected as York Outer MP

Turnout: York Central – 69%, total votes cast – 53,324

Turnout: York Outer – 76%, total votes cast – 57,589