Jo re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Orpington

Following a hard-fought campaign, Jo Johnson was re-elected to represent the Orpington constituency in Parliament.

Jo received 31,762 votes, securing a majority of 19,453 over his nearest rival. Jo improved his share of the vote in Orpington to 62.9%, an increase of 5.5% from the 2015 election.

Jo said: ‘I am delighted and honoured to have been re-elected to represent Orpington in Westminster. I would like to thank all those who have contributed to my campaign over the past six weeks, and pay tribute to my fellow candidates for the good-nature with which this campaign has been fought.

‘We as elected politicians must listen closely to what voters are telling us and provide strong and responsible government for the country. I will work hard to justify the confidence the people of Orpington have once again decided to place in me.’

Photograph shows Jo Johnson alongside fellow candidates and the Mayor of Bromley at the announcement of the result for the Orpington constituency.