Helle Thorning's husband regains his seat in the house of Commons

Stephen Kinnock went back in Thursday's elections, but will get anyway a clear victory in his constituency in Wales. the Labour politician Stephen Kinnock, w

Helle Thorning's husband regains his seat in the house of Commons

Stephen Kinnock went back in Thursday's elections, but will get anyway a clear victory in his constituency in Wales.

the Labour politician Stephen Kinnock, who is married to the former prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, has been re-elected to the house of Commons.

Kinnock wins a clear victory in the constituency of Aberavon in Wales, according to the BBC's valgdækning the night to Friday.

But, like many other Labour candidates got Kinnock, significantly fewer votes this time than at the previous election in 2017.

total voted 17.008 on Kinnock, while Charlotte Long from The Conservative Party, was number two with 6518 votes.

the By-election in 2017 was Stephen Kinnock over 22.600 votes in Aberavon, which is considered as one of the most untouchable constituencies for the british labour party.

At the national level is the Labour to lose 60 to 70 seats in the house of Commons in relation to the elections in 2017. It shows a valgstedsmåling late on Thursday evening and a forecast from the BBC on the night of Friday.

One of the party's most surprising defeat took place in the Blyth Valley in the north east of England.

Since 1950, Labour had a safe seat in the constituency, but Thursday was the long-standing streak of valgsejre broken, and now a conservative politician representing the area.

According to Stephen Kinnock may decline due to Labour should not have made the electorate a vote on british membership of the european UNION in the view, writes the BBC in a tweet.

He also believes that the election big theme, brexit, on unfortunate the show has been mixed together with a question as to whether Labour's new leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is to rely on.

Kinnock adds that a lawyer will be judged by its results.

- We shall be a party just as much for the Blyth Valley as for Brighton, says Kinnock.

Stephen Kinnock was in the 2015 election to the european parliament for the first time.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 13 December 2019, 04:00

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