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European Union elections: East Midlands result - Jacob Rees-Mogg's sister gains seat for the Brexit Party




The Brexit Party swept to victory in the East Midlands where Jacob Rees-Mogg's sister Annunziata took a seat for the Brexit Party.

The results of the region were coordinated in Kettering and announced at around 11.45pm.

Three of the seats went to the Brexit Party with Annunziata Rees-Mogg,Jonathan Bullock and Matthew Patten triumphing. Lib Dem BillNewton Dunn and Labour's Rory Palmer took the other two seats.

The results were as follows

Change UK - The Independent Group 41,117

Conservative and Unionist Party 126,138

Green Party 124,630

Independent Network 7,641

Labour Party 164,682

Liberal Democrats 203,989

The Brexit Party 452,321

UK Independence Party (UKIP) UKIP Make Brexit Happen 58,198

Simon Louis Rood - Independent 4,511

Duly elected are:

1) The Brexit Party - Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 452,321

2) The Brexit Party - Jonathan Bullock: 226,161

3) Liberal Democrats - Bill Newton Dunn: 203,989

4) Labour Party - Rory Palmer: 164,682

5) The Brexit Party - Matthew Patten: 150,774

Both of the Conservative MEP's lost their seats. Deputy leader of South Kesteven District Council Kelham Cooke (Con) said he was "sad" to hear that news on Twitter tonight.

To see the breakdown of the result South Kesteven, click here

To see the breakdown of the result for Rutland, click here


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