Burnley

Burnley is a constituency in Lancashire, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Antony Higginbotham (Conservative) since December 2019.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
6,353
Electorate
64,709
Turnout
62.3%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

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
Julie Cooper
Labour
18,832 46.7% 9.1%
Paul White
Conservative
12,479 31.0% 17.5%
Gordon Birtwistle
Liberal Democrat
6,046 15.0% -14.4%
Tom Commis
UK Independence Party
2,472 6.1% -11.1%
Laura Fisk
Green Party
461 1.1% -1.0%