Edinburgh North and Leith held by SNP

It's an SNP hold for Edinburgh North and Leith after Deidre Brock was re-elected.

Friday, 9th June 2017, 4:12 am
Updated Friday, 9th June 2017, 5:23 am
Deidre Brock has held Edinburgh North and Leith
Deidre Brock has held Edinburgh North and Leith

Ms Brock came in with 19,243 votes, beating Labour’s Gordon Munro into second place.

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Mr Munro took 16,618 votes, while the Conservatives’ Iain McGill came in third with 15,385.

Lib Dem Martin Veart took 2589, while Green candidate Loran Slater brought up the rear with 1727.

Speaking after her victory, Ms Brock said her win was a vote against “Tory austerity and the cruel policies of Theresa May”.