Chi Onwurah has been reelected as Labour MP for Newcastle Central and West.

The Labour politician secured a strong majority of 11,060, with a total of 18,875 votes.

The Reform Party again surged into second place with 7,815 votes but still fell way short of Onwurah.

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Full results for Newcastle Central and West

LD - Ali Avaei: 1,964
CON - Frances Lasok: 4,228
REF - Ashton Muncaster: 7,815
LAB - Chi Onwurah: 18,875
GRN - John Pearson: 3,228
IND - Habib Rahman: 1,636
IND - Yvonne Ridley: 3,627