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Kerry McCarthy

Kerry McCarthy was a Labour Party candidate in Bristol East constituency in the UK Parliamentary general election. They were elected with 20,748 votes.

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Statement to voters

Kerry has served as the MP for Bristol East since May 2005, winning re-election in 2010, 2015, 2017 and 2019. She currently serves on Labour's frontbench as shadow minister for Climate Change. The Bristol East Labour Party is regularly out campaigning and talking to local voters. This year will be crucial to ensuring that Bristol stays Labour in local elections and that we get the Labour Government this country is crying out for - and we'd welcome your support!

This statement was last updated on May 31, 2024.

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Kerry McCarthy was the Labour Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Labour Party manifesto.

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About Kerry McCarthy


Kerry Gillian McCarthy is a British politician who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Bristol East since 2005. A member of the Labour Party, She was Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2015 to 2016. She has served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero since July 2024.

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Kerry McCarthy's party is the Labour Party.

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Kerry McCarthy's elections

Date Election Party Results Position
2024 Bristol East: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 20,748 votes (elected) 1st / 7 candidates
2019 Bristol East: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 27,717 votes (elected) 1st / 5 candidates
2017 Bristol East: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 30,847 votes (elected) 1st / 4 candidates
2015 Bristol East: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 18,148 votes (elected) 1st / 6 candidates
2010 Bristol East: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 16,471 votes (elected) 1st / 8 candidates
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