Local Conservative campaigner Aaron Bell has been elected Member of Parliament for the Newcastle-under-Lyme constituency at the 2019 General Election. He is the first Conservative to represent the constituency since 1885.
After the votes were counted, the result was announced as follows:
- Aaron Bell (Conservative): 23,485 votes (52.5%)
- Labour: 16,039 votes (35.9%)
- Liberal Democrat: 2,361 votes (5.3%)
- Brexit Party: 1,921 votes (4.3%)
- Green: 933 votes (2.1%)
Speaking after the declaration, Aaron said: "I would like to say 'thank you' to everyone who voted for me. I will serve everyone in Newcastle to the very best of my ability".
Mark Holland, Deputy Chairman of Newcastle Conservatives, commented: "Aaron is a first-rate campaigner and will be a fantastic voice for our town and our borough, in the House of Commons. I am delighted that the Conservative Party in Newcastle-under-Lyme has ended its 134-year parliamentary dry spell with this election victory".