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