DONCASTER CENTRAL: Rosie Winterton wins seat for seventh time with majority of 2,278
The Doncaster Central constituency will be represented by Labour’s Rosie Winterton for a seventh time after she held on with a majority of just over 2,200.
Ms Winterton has represented the constituency since Tony Blair swept to power with a landslide Labour government in 1997.
Since that time she has served under Prime Minister Gordon Brown as the Minister for Work and Pensions (2008 - 2009); as the Minister for Local Government (2009 - 2010). She held the position of Labour's Chief Whip from 2010 until 2016 and was elected as a deputy speaker in 2017.
During the 2017 election, Ms Winterton received her biggest majority since 2001 with 10,131, but that has now fallen to just 2,278.
As with the rest of Doncaster’s constituencies, the Conservative vote was split substantially by the Brexit Valley who received 6,842 votes from residents in the borough.
The results were as follows:
Rosie Winteron (Labour): 16,638
Leon Sean French (Yorkshire Party): 1,012
Roberto Weeden-Sanz (Conservative): 14,360
Frank Sheridan (Green Party): 981
Surjit Singh Duhre (Brexit Party): 6,842
Paul Horton (Liberal Democrats): 1,748