Thanks for electing me! MP Nick Gibb’s message to voters after General Election victory

Nick Gibb Victory

Conservative Nick Gibb has thanked the people of Bognor Regis and Littlehampton after he was elected as the MP some 20 years after first taking up the role.

Gibb polled 30,276 votes in the General Election gaining a majority of 17.494 in a 68 per cent turn out, with Labour candidate Andrew Butcher attracting 12,872 votes.

And Gibb, the minister of state for schools, took to social media to deliver a message to voters, and tweeted: “Thank you to the people of Bognor Regis and Littlehampton for putting their trust in me and in the Conservative Party again.”

Liberal Democrat candidate Francis Oppler received 3,352 votes; Paul Sanderson, standing as an independent, got 2,088 votes; Patrick Lowe (UKIP 1,861); Andrew Bishop (Green 993).

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Carl Eldridge
Carl Eldridge is a hugely experienced journalist who has worked on local and national newspapers, magazines and written for websites over the past 30 years. He lives in Bognor Regis with his wife and son.