Conservative Mark Pawsey holds on to seat in Rugby and Bulkington

Mark Pawsey
Mark Pawsey

Conservative Mark Pawsey has held on to his seat and will represent Rugby and Bulkington for another term.

Mr Pawsey received 24,040 votes.

He won the seat in 2010 with a majority of 6,000.

This year’s turnout was 68.6 per cent.

Mr Pawsey said: “I would like to thank the people of Rugby and Bulkington for their vote of confidence in the Conservative Party and in me.

“It’s clear from speaking to people on their doorsteps that they want good quality healthcare services at St Cross and I will be focusing on delivering this.

“We need to make sure Rugby’s economy continues to grow and develop and that the new housing developments help to strengthen our borough.

“This is a huge year for our borough as the birthplace of rugby and, as an enthusiast of the game, I look forward to welcoming visitors from around the world.”

The results for the seat were as follows:

Mark Pawsey (Conservative) 24,040

Claire Edwards (Labour) 13,695

Ed Goncalves (Liberal Democrat) 2,776

Gordon Davies (UKIP) 6,855

Terry White (Green) 1,1415

Pete McLaren (TUSC) 225