Batley and Spen

Batley and Spen is a constituency in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The seat has been held by Kim Leadbeater (Labour) since July 2021.

20-Oct-2016 By-election

The 20-Oct-2016 By-election was held on 20 October 2016. A total of 10 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
16,537
Electorate
79,781
Turnout
25.6%

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Tracy Brabin
Labour
17,506 85.8% 85.8%
Therese Hirst
Eng Dem
969 4.8% 4.8%
David Furness
BNP
548 2.7% 2.7%
Garry Kitchin
Independent
517 2.5% 2.5%
Corbyn Anti
Independent
241 1.2% 1.2%
Jack Buckby
Independent
220 1.1% 1.1%
Henry Mayhew
Independent
153 0.8% 0.8%
Waqas Ali Khan
Independent
118 0.6% 0.6%
Richard Edmonds
NF
87 0.4% 0.4%
Ankit Love
One Love Party
34 0.2% 0.2%