Ian Liddell-Grainger holds Bridgwater

Conservative Ian Liddell-Grainger 32,111 9.20%
Labour Wes Hinckes 16,663 11%
Liberal Democrat Marcus Kravis 6,332 -1.60%
UKIP Simon Smedley 2,102 -15.60%
Green Party Kay Powell 1,059 -3%

Liddell Grainger may not be everyone’s favourite, but as the UK vote collapsed (they came second in this seat just two years ago, it is no surprise to see the votes going to the Conservatives. Labour though are back with a vengeance in a corner of Somerset they are usually at their strongest in. As we said in our May edition, coming second again in this seat is a sign that things are getting back to normal.

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