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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
23,698
Electorate
89,537
Turnout
53.2%

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
33,453 70.2% 15.2%
Gareth Davies
Conservative
9,755 20.5% 3.2%
Bill Palfreman
UK Independence Party
2,056 4.3% -11.4%
Ed Carlisle
Green Party
1,189 2.5% -5.4%
Andy Nash
Liberal Democrat
1,063 2.2% -1.2%
Alex Coetzee
CPA
157 0.3% 0.3%