Wakefield by-election: Full results as Labour regains seat from Tories

Simon Lightwood is the new MP for Wakefield after securing a comfortable majority in the by-election.

Here are the full results from the count:

Full results of Wakefield by-election.

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Labour gain from Conservative.

Simon Lightwood is the new MP for Wakefield.

Simon Lightwood (Lab) 13,166 (47.94%, +8.13%)

Nadeem Ahmed (C) 8,241 (30.00%, -17.26%)

Akef Akbar (Ind) 2,090 (7.61%, +6.60%)

David Herdson (Yorkshire) 1,182 (4.30%, +2.38%)

Ashley Routh (Green) 587 (2.14%)

Chris Walsh (Reform) 513 (1.87%)

Jamie Needle (LD) 508 (1.85%, -2.09%)

Ashlea Simon (Britain 1st) 311 (1.13%)

Mick Dodgson (FA) 187 (0.68%)

Sir Archibald Stanton Earl ‘Eaton (Loony) 171 (0.62%)

Paul Bickerdike (CPA) 144 (0.52%)

Therese Hirst (Eng Dem) 135 (0.49%)

Jordan Gaskell (UKIP) 124 (0.45%)

Christopher Jones (NIP) 84 (0.31%)

Jayda Fransen (Ind) 23 (0.08%)

Lab maj 4,925 (17.93%)

12.69% swing C to Lab

Electorate 69,601; Turnout 27,466 (39.46%, -24.69%)

2019: C maj 3,358 (7.46%) – Turnout 45,027 (64.15%) Ahmad-Khan (C) 21,283 (47.27%); Creagh (Lab) 17,925 (39.81%); Wiltshire (Brexit) 2,725 (6.05%); Needle (LD) 1,772 (3.94%); Kett (Yorkshire) 868 (1.93%); Whyte (Ind) 454 (1.01%)

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Wakefield by-election: Labour's Simon Lightwood wins with near 5,000 majority