Leeds Central

Leeds Central is a constituency in Leeds, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Hilary Benn (Labour) since May 2010.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
16,967
Electorate
81,799
Turnout
55.1%

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
Hilary Benn
Labour
24,758 55.0% 5.7%
Nicola Wilson
Conservative
7,791 17.3% -2.9%
Luke Senior
UK Independence Party
7,082 15.7% 15.7%
Michael Hayton
Green Party
3,558 7.9% 7.9%
Emma Spriggs
Liberal Democrat
1,529 3.4% -17.4%
Liz Kitching
TUSC
330 0.7% 0.7%