Tories hold Penrith and the Border with reduced majority
CONSERVATIVE Rory Stewart has been re-elected as MP for Penrith and the Border, with a decreased majority, as Labour saw a surge in support.
Mr. Stewart's majority now stands at 15,910 — down 3,984 from the 19,894 he secured in 2015. The result was officially declared shortly before 4am, following a count at Penrith Leisure Centre.
See tomorrow's Herald for full story and all the voting figures from across Cumbria.