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Election for the constituency of Birkenhead on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Birkenhead, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Frank Field with a majority of 20,652 - 52.8% - on a turnout of 62.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
FIELD, Frank Lab 26,468 67.6% 5.1%
VASEY, Clark Con 5,816 14.9% -4.1%
HARLING, Wayne UKIP 3,838 9.8% -
PEERS, Kenny Green 1,626 4.2% -
BRAME, Allan LD 1,396 3.6% -15.0%

An electorate of 62,410, having a valid vote count of 39,144 and an invalid vote count of 125.

Result declared at 13:04 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.