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Richard Quigley Declared Isle of Wight West MP

Labour's Richard Quigley is now the MP for the Isle of Wight West Constituency, following yesterday's General Election.

In a historic win for the Labour Party, Mr Quigley achieved 13,240 votes (38.6%) making him the first Labour MP in the Islands history.

Mr Quigley, who lives in Cowes and owns a local fish and chip shop, has been a member of Labour since 2015. During his campaign he promised to focus on key Island issues including ferry connectivity, creating green jobs, and helping Islanders get on to the property ladder.

Election results: 

LABOUR - Richard Quigley: 13,240

CONSERVATIVE - Bob Seely: 10,063

REFORM UK - Ian Pickering: 5,834

GREEN - Cameron Palin: 2310

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS - Nick Stuart: 2,726

ALLIANCE FOR DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM PARTY - Rachel Thacker: 117

Richard Quigley will be appearing on Topping in the Morning today (Friday) at around 7:40am.

 

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