ELECTIONS: West Suffolk constituency results
Matthew Hancock retained his Suffolk West seat with a majority of nearly 15,000.
There were no real surprises at the count at Newmarket Leisure Centre with the results finally announced at 4.42am.
Thirty-six-year-old Mr Hancock who first won the seat at the last election in 2010 with a majority of more than 13,000 thanked his supporters for all their hard work. UKIP’s Julian Flood polled 10,700 pushing Labour’s Michael Jefferys down into third place with 8,604.
Julian Flood (UKIP) 10,700
*Matthew Hancock (Conservative) 25,684
Michael Jefferys (Labour) 8,604
Niall L`Estrange Pettitt (Green)1,779
Elfreda Tealby-Watson (Liberal Democrat)2,465
* denotes winner