Leicester West

Leicester West is a constituency in Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. The seat has been held by Liz Kendall (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
7,203
Electorate
63,204
Turnout
54.6%

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
Liz Kendall
Labour
16,051 46.5% 8.1%
Paul Bessant
Conservative
8,848 25.6% -1.5%
Stuart Young
UK Independence Party
5,950 17.2% 14.8%
Peter Hague
Green Party
1,878 5.4% 3.7%
Ian Bradwell
Liberal Democrat
1,507 4.4% -18.3%
Heather Rawling
TUSC
288 0.8% 0.4%