GE2019 | LIVE: General Election – Birmingham results & updates
It’s Election Day across the UK as the population votes for a government. Birmingham’s constituency results will be coming in through at the ICC in the city centre, where a dedicated hall has been set up and is ready to go!
We’re here and sharing the latest updates and results as they come in, along with the latest photos, interviews and video. Keep checking below for the latest news from Birmingham’s General Election count.
4.15am | In a surprise upset for Labour, Gary Sambrook is the newly elected Conservative MP for #Birmingham Northfield, taking the parliamentary seat from Labour’s Richard Burden.
4.00am | Birmingham HALL GREEN result.
Ali (Lab) 35,889
Cox (Green) 818
Cuckston (Brex) 877
Godsiff (Ind) 4,273
I. Knowles (Lib Dem) 3,673
O’Donnell (Con) 7,381
3.50am | Birmingham YARDLEY result.
Garghan (Green) 579
Garrington (Con) 12,720
Harmer (Lib Dem) 3,754
McKenna (Brex) 2,246
Phillips (Lab) 23,379
3.45am | Birmingham HODGE HILL result.
Byrne (Lab) 35,397
Dagnan (Brex) 1,519
Johani (Christian Peoples Alliance) 257
McKears (Green) 328
Rafiq (Lib Dem) 760
Sidhu (Con) 6,742
3.40am | Birmingham NORTHFIELD result.
Burden (Lab) 18,317
Lowry (UKIP) 254
Masters (Green) 954
Rowe (Brex) 1,655
Sambrook (Con) 19,957
Scott (Lib Dem) 1,961
3.30am | Birmingham PERRY BARR result.
Braich (Yeshua) 148
Dennis (Green) 845
Jerome (Lib Dem) 1,901
K. Mahmood (Lab) 26,594
Shamji (Con) 11,277
Willcox (Brex) 1,382
3.25am | Birmingham EDGBASTON result.
Gill (Lab) 21,217
Green (Lib Dem) 3,349
Simpson (Green) 1,112
Wilks (Brex) 1,047
Yip (Con) 15,603
3.20am | Birmingham LADYWOOD result.
Dargue (Lib Dem) 2,228
A. Garcarz (Brex) 831
S. Mahmood (Lab) 33,355
Nettle (Green) 931
Noone (Con) 4,773
Birmingham SUTTON COLDFIELD result.
Auton (Green) 2,031
D. Knowles (Lab) 12,332
Mitchell (Con) 31,604
Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 6,358
3.15am | Birmingham ERDINGTON result:
Alden (Con) 14,119
Dromey (Lab) 17,720
W. Garcarz (Brex) 1,441
Grant (Green) 648
Holtom (Lib Dem) 1,301
3.00am | The first Birmingham results of the night are in:
Birmingham SELLY OAK result:
Campbell (Con) 15,300
McCabe (Lab) 27,714
Peacock (Green) 1,848
Radcliffe (Lib Dem) 3,169
Tawonezvi (Brex) 1,436
Labour’s Steve McCabe re-elected MP. Expect the rest in fast succession.
2.00am | Birmingham Yardley MP candidate Jess Phillips is swamped by press at the Birmingham vote count. Responding to exit polls, she said: “No one trusted what Jeremy Corbyn promised”.
1.55pm | West Midlands Mayoral candidate Salma Yaqoob watching observing at the Birmingham General Election vote count.
1.45am | Brexit’s Birmingham Northfield MP candidate Keith Rowe (formerly UKIP) doesn’t think he’ll win the seat but told us he thinks it the constituency result will be very close between Labour and Conservative.
1.35am | Birmingham Perry Barr MP candidate Khalid Mahmood is “despondent” about the exit polls and the likelihood of a Labour government. He thinks it’s time for a new Labour Party leader.
1.30am | Labour’s Birmingham Perry Barr MP candidate speaks to the press at the ICC. He told I Am Birmingham that “ultimately there probably will be a Conservative government”.
1.15pm | I Am Birmingham reporter Paul Stringer chats to Terri-Anne Coope on Switch Radio about the mood at the Birmingham vote count so far.
1:00am | Vote counting continues. There’s rumours of Northfield, Edgbaston and Erdington having some surprise results, but no results or confirmation as yet.
12.00am | The vote count is ongoing but no results announced as yet.
11.30pm | The vote count continues in Birmingham as all ballot boxes are in.
11.10pm | Vote counting is underway in Birmingham as ballot boxes are still bring brought in.
11.05pm | Ballot boxes have begun slowly arriving into the hall at the ICC.
10.45pm | Representatives from different political parties arriving at the General Election 2019 count at the ICC in Birmingham.
10.25pm | We’re all set up as counting tables are now near filled with vote counters ahead of the ballot boxes coming in.
10.10pm | National and local press and media have been setting up and waiting for hours ahead of the results slowly coming in for Birmingham’s ten constituencies:
- Hall Green
- Hodge Hill
- Perry Barr
- Selly Oak
- Sutton Coldfield
10.05pm | General Election 2019 exit poll results predict a Conservative majority.
Conservatives – 368
Labour – 191
Liberal Democrats – 13
SNP – 55
Green – 1
Other – 22
10.00pm | Polling stations have closed. Exit polls are expected shortly.
9.50pm | National and local press outlet are all set up at the ICC ahead of the city’s official election count which begins very soon.
9.30pm | Here’s Deputy (Acting) Returning Officer Clive Heaphy, on the left with a fellow official at the ICC in Birmingham ahead of the official vote count.
9.15pm | Organisers and vote counters are beginning to come into the ICC to set up the tables.
8.00pm | Counting of postal votes has begun at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.