Kenilworth and Southam the only remaining Conservative seat in Warwickshire - The Rugby Observer

Kenilworth and Southam the only remaining Conservative seat in Warwickshire

Philippa Mingins 5th Jul, 2024 Updated: 5th Jul, 2024   0

KENILWORTH and Southam is the only remaining Conservative seat in Warwickshire following yesterday’s General Election.

Sir Jeremy Wright received 19,395 votes, winning a sixth straight election but he received around 10,000 fewer votes than in 2019.

Among his opponents, Labour candidate Cat Price received 12,821, Jenny Wilkinson (Liberal Democrat) – 10,464, Jacqui Harris (Reform UK) – 6,920, Alix Dearing (Green) – 3,125, Nick Blunderbuss Green (Monster Raving Loony Party) – 442 and Paul De’Ath (UKIP) – 153.

Sir Jeremy said; “It has been a difficult time to be a politician or a candidate, regardless of how well your party is doing.




“I want to pay tribute to everyone who has put themselves forward to be assessed for office and I am grateful to you all for doing that.

“I know that for many of the people who voted Conservative, that was not an easy decision to make.


“I know, too, that many of those people have invested a huge amount of trust in me and I will do my very best to repay that trust.”

The turnout for Kenilworth and Southam was 71 per cent.

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