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 >>

The High Sheriff of Wiltshire at the #GE2017

The High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Penelope Marland, talked to us during the 2017 General Election count in the Chippenham constituency. She told us about her role as the Returning Officer for Wiltshire and her wider remit as High Sheriff for the next year, with a particular emphasis on Mental Health awareness.  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 >>