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Uxbridge and South Ruislip – Boris returns to Westminster- The General Election 2015

Map of the UK Parliament constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Map of the UK Parliament constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Welcome to the Londonmultimedia news coverage of the Uxbridge and South Ruislip count at the General Election 2015.

Results of Uxbridge & South Ruislip constituency

U&SR number of votes Vote Share

I’m Marta Malagon reporting from Brunel University in Uxbridge.

06:10 am. Signing off.

Lots of tired faces at Brunel University. Boris Johnson won the seat as it was expected.

It’s time to go home and have some sleep, it’s been a long and exciting night. Thank you very much for following us.

06:05 am. Boris leaves Brunel University as an MP for Uxbridge & South Ruislip.

Boris Johnson leaves Brunel University as an MP.

Boris Johnson leaves Brunel University as an MP.

05:45 am. Audio. UKIP candidate Jack Duffin makes short speech.

05:40 am. Audio. Labour candidate Chris Summer’s speech after Boris Johnson victory.

Chris Summers has said he thinks people have fallen for the cult of celebrity when voting Boris Johnson.

05:30 am. Video and audio from Boris Johnson’s speech after being elected MP for Uxbridge & South Ruislip.

05:10 am. Official results

Captura de pantalla 2015-05-08 05.13.26

The Candidates wait for the Returning Officer to announce the winner.

Michael Francis Cox – Liberal Democrats: 2215 votes
Michael Doherty – Independent: 39 votes
Jack Duffin – UKIP: 6346 votes
Gary Harbord – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition: 180 votes
Howling ‘Laud’ Hope – The Official Monster Raving Loony Party: 72 votes
James Franklyn Jackson – Independent: 14 votes
Boris Johnson – The Conservative Party: 22511 votes
Lord Toby Jug – The Eccentric Party of Great Britain: 50 votes
Jane Lawrence – The Realists’ Party: 18 votes
Graham Lee – Green Party: 1414 votes
Sabrina Shafika Moosun – Communities United Party: 52 votes
Chris Summers – Labour Party: 11816 votes
Jenny Thompson – Independent: 84
Ballot papers rejected: 103

4:30 am. BREAKING: Boris Johnson is the MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Pictures, sound and video shortly.

4:20 am. The Returning officer has called the candidates for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Results coming up shortly.

4:15 am. Results for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner announced.

Conservative Nick Hurd keeps his seat with over 30.000 votes.

Nick Hurd

Nick Hurd thanked his team and his voters.

4 am. Lots of tired faces in the room. We’re still waiting.

Journalists are patiently waiting for the results to be announced.

Journalists are patiently waiting for the results to be announced.

3:45 am. Journalists gather in front of the stage as results are expected soon.

Any minute now.

Any minute now.

 3:40 am. The candidate of The Official Monster Raving Loony Party, Howling ‘Laud’ Hope, waits for results.

People gather in front of the television to see what the results are in other parts of the UK.

People gather in front of the television to see what the results are in other parts of the UK.

3:17 am. The count still goes on. Results expected in about an hour now.

Vote Count

3:15 am. Boris Johnson is back in the building.

Boris Johnson has arrived with his wife Marina Wheeler.

Boris Johnson has arrived with his wife Marina Wheeler.

He's meeting other candidates and members of staff.

He’s meeting other candidates and members of staff.

 2:55 am. We’ve been told we might get the results earlier than expected. Maybe in about 90 minutes.

Coffee still needed.

2:20 am. I’ve had some technical problems, but thanks to fellow reporter Tayo Popoola I can share the video of Boris Johnson leaving the building at Uxbridge.

He’s been followed by the press and fans who have been standing outside just to see him.

2:05 am. The vote count is still going on at Brunel University.

The vote count is still going on.

The vote count is still going on.

Journalists patiently wait for the results in the Media Centre.

Media Centre at Brunel University.

Media Centre at Brunel University.

1:45 am. The turnout at Uxbridge & South Ruislip for 2015 General Election is 63.60%.

In 2010 it was 60.99%

1:13 am. The vote count is on schedule. The results are expected for 6 am.

0:50 am. Boris Johnson has left the building. There are some young supporters outside waiting just to see him.

We’ve spoken to 19-year-old Olivia. She’s a student at Brunel University and she’s told us what she likes about the Conservative candidate.

11:55 pm. Conservative candidate Boris Johnson has arrived here at the count.

He’s been speaking to members of staff and people counting votes.

11:30 pm. Lord Toby Jug has arrived at Brunel University, and he’s brought the cardboard figure of Boris Johnson with him!

Lord Toby Jug has brought a cardboard figure of Boris Johnson to the vote count.

Lord Toby Jug has brought a cardboard figure of Boris Johnson to the vote count.

He’s talking to the press at the moment.

Lord Toby Jug is talking to the press.

Lord Toby Jug is talking to the press.

11:15 pm. Lord Toby Jug is the candidate from The Eccentric Party of Great Britain for Uxbridge & South Ruislip.

He’s just tweeted a picture in which he appears with a cardboard figure of Conservative candidate Boris Johnson.

 

LMMN reporter David Waters interviewed him a few weeks ago.

11:06 pm. Labour candidate for Uxbridge & South Ruislip Chris Summers has tweeted a message thanking his campaign team.

10:49 pm. Ballot Boxes have arrived and the count is officially underway.

The counting gets underway

The counting gets underway

It’s expected that results will be officially announced at around 6 am, it’s going to be a long night.

UKIP candidate for Uxbridge & South Ruislip Jack Duffin has tweeted about it.


 The constituency is a safe Tory seat.

National interest in the seat centres on the fact that Mayor of London Boris Johnson is hoping to return to Parliament as its Conservative candidate

Boris is standing as an MP for the second time, having previously served as the MP for Henley.

He’s expected to be elected by a very large majority and exit polls are predicting conservative gains across the country.

The podium at Uxbridge and South Ruislip

The podium at Uxbridge and South Ruislip

In the 2010 election, outgoing conservative MP John Randall won a comfortable victory, taking 48.3 per cent of the total vote.

This was more than double that of his nearest rival from the Labour Party.

Mr Randall is standing down after 18 years.

The seat is also being contested by Monster Raving Loony Party leader candidate Alan ‘Howling Laud’ Hope and Monster Raving Loony Party breakaway party The Eccentric party, who are led by Lord Toby Jug.

Candidates standing in the Uxbridge and South Ruislip are:

Michael Francis Cox Liberal Democrats
Michael Doherty Independent
Jack Duffin UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Gary Harbord Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Howling Laud Hope Official Monster Raving Loony Party
James Jackson Independent
Boris Johnson Conservative Party
Lord Toby Jug The Eccentric Party of Great Britain
Jane Lawrence The Realists’ Party
Graham Lee Green Party
Sabrina Moosun Communities United Party
Chris Summers Labour Party
Jenny Thompson Independent

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