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Conservative hold

Top three parties at a glance
Conservative 168 % 56.01%
Labour 56 % 18.77%
Liberal Democrat 52 % 17.37%
Swing: 5.59% from Labour to Conservative
Candidate Party Votes % +/- %
James Clappison Borehamwood Times: Tory Conservative Elected 26,476 56.01 +2.77
Sam Russell Borehamwood Times: Labour
Labour 8,871 18.77 -8.42
Anthony Rowlands Borehamwood Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo Liberal Democrat 8,210 17.37 -0.99
David Rutter Borehamwood Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo UK Independence Party 1,712 3.62
Daniel Seabrook Borehamwood Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo British National Party 1,397 2.96
Arjuna Krishna-Das Borehamwood Times: ElectionsModule Party Logo Green 604 1.28
Majority 17,605 37.24
Turnout 47,270 64.70



Gordon Brown announces resignation Borehamwood Times: PM Gordon Brown announces his intention to resign as Labour leader

7:51pm Tuesday 11th May 2010

The Labour leader said it had been "a privilege to serve" and wished his successor well.

Conservatives win five out of six seats in local elections

1:56pm Friday 7th May 2010

THE CONSERVATIVES have taken five out of the six council seats in the local election results this afternoon.

Local election results to be announced 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.

Battle for second proves dramatic after Conservatives sweep the board

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.

Conservative James Clappison retains Hertsmere

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.

Conservatives 'not presuming anything' with results imminent

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.

Labour candidate waits in 'nervous anticipation' for the result

1:27am Friday 7th May 2010

HERTSMERE: Parliamentary candidate for Labour Sam Russell is waiting in “nervous anticipation” for the results this evening.

UKIP candidate 'hopeful' about Hertsmere result

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.

BNP 'subjected to Nazi salutes'

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.

Conservatives confident over Hertsmere parliamentary win

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.