Michael Fabricant has held onto his Lichfield Parliamentary constituency with a staggering two and a half times his previous majority having won 54.4% of the vote making Lichfield one the safest Conservative seats in the country.
"I am honoured to have been re-elected to Lichfield and am stunned and humbled by the support shown in me by local voters. I must now return this trust and the work supporting constituents continues now – well, maybe on Monday!"
The Lichfield Constituency Statistics:
Swing from Labour to Conservative: >9.0%
Conservative Majority: 17,673 (previously 7,080)
Turnout of electorate: 71.4%
MICHAEL FABRICANT (CONS) 28,048 54.4% of the vote
IAN JACKSON (LIB-DEM) 10,365 20.1%
STEPHEN HYDEN (LABOUR) 10,230 19.8%
KAREN MAUNDER (UKIP) 2,920 5.7%