Michelle Donelan MP, re-elected in Chippenham

Uploaded on 09.06.17 at 06.06am

We spoke to Michelle Donelan just after her re-election as MP for the Chippenham constituency. She increased her vote from 26,354 in 2015 to 31,267 and had a majority of 16,630. She also increased her share of the vote from 47.56% to 54.72%. We spoke to her just after the declaration of the result, about her victory and her campaign, while the national picture was still unclear.

Michelle Donelan MP, re-elected in Chippenham

We spoke to Michelle Donelan just after her re-election as MP for the Chippenham constituency. She increased her vote from 26,354 in 2015 to 31,267 and had a majority of 16,630. She also increased her share of the vote from 47.56% to 54.72%. We spoke to her just after the declaration of the result, about her victory and her campaign, while the national picture was still unclear.  Watch video >>

Helen Belcher - Lib Dem Candidate

The Liberal Democrat candidate Helen Belcher, came in second place in the Chippenham constituency, with a vote of 14,637 and a share of 25.62%. This compared to the Party's vote in 2015 of 16,278 and a share of 29.38%. We spoke to her just after the declaration, when the national picture was still unclear.  Watch video >>

GE2017 Declaration

Here's the declaration of the result of the Chippenham constituency in the 2017 General Election, with the speeches by the 3 candidates that followed. The declaration came around 3am at the Olympiad Centre in Chippenham.  Watch video >>

Andy Newman - Labour Party candidate

The 2017 General Election saw the best result for Labour in the Chippenham constituency since 1959, when they increased their share of the vote from 8.23% to 19.66%, more than doubling their vote from 4,561 to 11,236. We spoke to the candidate Andy Newman about the result just before 3.30am, when the national picture was still unclear.  Watch video >>

Helen Belcher, Lib Dem candidate, #GE2017

Now that campaigning has restarted in the General Election campaign, we asked all 3 of the candidates for the Chippenham constituency, which includes most of Corsham, to tell us why people should vote for them. The playlist plays them in alphabetical order and this video features the Liberal Democrat candidate, Helen Belcher.  Watch video >>

Andy Newman, Labour Party Candidate #GE2017

Now that campaigning has restarted in the General Election campaign, we asked all 3 of the candidates for the Chippenham constituency, which includes most of Corsham, to tell us why people should vote for them. The playlist plays them in alphabetical order and this video features the Labour Party candidate, Andy Newman.  Watch video >>

Talking Newspapers Community Profile

Every week a group of local volunteers record their reading of the local paper and send it as a free service to the blind and visually impaired in our community. Chippenham and District Talking Newspapers, tell us how they the deliver the service and how they are always on the hunt for both more readers and more listeners. For more information about Talking Newspapers visit www.tnf.org.uk  Watch video >>

Talking Newspaper

Every week a group of local volunteers record their reading of the local paper and send it as a free service to the blind and visually impaired in our community. Chippenham and District Talking Newspapers, told us about their recent change to a digital format, how their listeners have reacted and how they are always on the hunt for both more readers and more listeners.  Watch video >>

Michelle Donelan on Education & Refugees

In a new interview this week for Corsham TV our MP, Michelle Donelan, talks about her election to the Education Select Committee and her belief that Wiltshire doesn't get a fair deal when it comes to school funding. She also talks about the refugee crisis and how Wiltshire will be helping around 25 families.  Watch video >>

Michelle Donelan MP Interview - June 2015

One month after the General Election Corsham TV caught up with our new MP Michelle Donelan, to find out how her introduction to Westminster has been going. If you want to reach Michelle, her email address is: michelle.donelan.mp@parliament.uk  Watch video >>

Declaration of Chippenham General Election Result

This is the declaration of the result of the General Election for the Chippenham constituency, followed by the acceptance speech by our new MP Michelle Donelan and the speech from former MP Duncan Hames.  Watch video >>

General Election Chippenham Turn Out declaration

The first stage of the General Election count in Chippenham to elect the new MP for Corsham was to verify the turnout and number of votes to be counted. At 1.15am this announcement was made, declaring a turnout of 74.79%, compared to 2010 when it was 72.74%.  Watch video >>