Grant Shapps expresses delight as he retains Welwyn Hatfield seat for the Conservatives

PUBLISHED: 06:21 08 May 2015 | UPDATED: 06:21 08 May 2015

Grant Shapps keeps an eye on the vote counting

Grant Shapps keeps an eye on the vote counting


Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has held on to his seat in Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield.

He received 25,281 votes, giving him a majority of 12,153,

He said: “There’s never been anything I’ve enjoyed more than representing Welwyn Hatfield.

“This is the part of the job I enjoy.

“I am absolutely honoured.”

For further reaction see next week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times, out Wednesday, May 13.

* For more election coverage, visit the Welwyn Hatfield Times election section.

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