|Top three parties at a glance|
|Swing: 5.59% from Labour to Conservative|
|James Clappison||Conservative Elected||26,476||56.01||+2.77|
|Anthony Rowlands||Liberal Democrat||8,210||17.37||-0.99|
|David Rutter||UK Independence Party||1,712||3.62|
|Daniel Seabrook||British National Party||1,397||2.96|
GENERAL ELECTION 2010 - LIVE BLOG
GENERAL ELECTION 2010 – LATEST NEWS
7:51pm Tuesday 11th May 2010
The Labour leader said it had been "a privilege to serve" and wished his successor well.
1:56pm Friday 7th May 2010
THE CONSERVATIVES have taken five out of the six council seats in the local election results this afternoon.
7:50am Friday 7th May 2010
THIS morning the count for local election seats will be held at Allum Hall, in Allum Lane, Elstree.
3:05am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: The Conservatives swept the board in the 2010 Hertsmere parliamentary elections but the story of the night came in the battle for second place.
2:41am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: Conservative MP James Clappison has retained his seat in Hertsmere with a majority of nearly 18,000 votes.
1:51am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: Despite murmurs of a Conservative majority looking likely, imcumbent MP James Clappison says he is not presuming anything until the count is finalised.
1:27am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: Parliamentary candidate for Labour Sam Russell is waiting in “nervous anticipation” for the results this evening.
12:36am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: Parliamentary candidate for UKIP David Rutter is pacing around the counting staff and has said he is “filled with curiosity” at this evening’s result.
12:56am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: BNP parliamentary candidate Danny Seabrook claimed he and his entourage have been subjected to Nazi salutes outside the polling station in Elstree.
12:30am Friday 7th May 2010
HERTSMERE: Incumbent Conservative MP James Clappison is keenly watching the television screens at the Elstree polling station, as national results begin to filter in.