Reform UK, UKIP and Britain First win a combined vote of 9.4 per cent in low-turnout Tamworth by-election

Proper of Conservative events Reform UK, UKIP and Britain First amassed a mixed 9.4 per cent of the vote on the Tamworth by-election, with every occasion individually besting the Liberal Democrats and Greens. 

Reform UK, the restyled Brexit occasion which is led by Richard Tice, received 5.4 per cent of the vote. 

Britain First, a far proper occasion, received 2.3 per cent of the vote and UKIP obtained 1.7 per cent of the vote.

That is in comparison with the Liberal Democrat and Inexperienced candidates who each picked up 1.6 per cent of the vote. 


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Nonetheless, the outcomes got here with a turnout of a mere as 35.9 per cent. The Tamworth ends in full have been:

  • Labour: 11,719
  • Conservatives: 10,403
  • Reform UK: 1,373
  • Britain First: 580
  • The UK Independence Celebration: 436
  • Liberal Democrats: 417
  • Inexperienced Celebration: 417
  • Monster Raving Loony Celebration: 155
  • Unbiased: 86

Reacting to the by-election on X, previously Twitter, Reform UK chief and former businessman Richard Tice stated: “Twice in similar evening have Reform UK ensured Tories misplaced their seat with this by election consequence This regardless of large squeeze strain from Tories to voters saying don’t vote Reform”.

In Mid Bedfordshire, which like Tamworth was received by the Labour occasion, Reform UK’s candidate received 3.7 per cent of the vote or 1,487 votes.

Labour received the seat with a majority of 1,192 votes. is the UK’s main digital-only political web site, offering complete protection of UK politics. Subscribe to our every day publication right here.