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Leeds Central & Headingley: General Election 2024 result – Alex Sobel wins for Labour

Labour’s Alex Sobel won the new Leeds Central & Headingley seat at the 2024 General Election.

Mr Sobel received 15,853 votes, compared to runner up Chris Foren, who received 7,431 votes for the Green Party.

Watch a video of the results being read and Mr Sobel’s winning speech:

Following last year’s boundary changes, voters living in Kirkstall and Burley now vote in Leeds Central and Headingley, rather than the old Leeds West Constituency.

Result

  • SOBEL, Alex – Labour and Co-operative Party – 15,853
  • FOREN, Chris – Green Party – 7,431
  • HOWLEY, Chris – Liberal Democrats – 2,611
  • WRAY, Reggie Harry – Reform UK – 2,399
  • JACKSON, Jennifer Jane – Conservative Party – 2,237
  • RAJPUT, Owais – Workers Party – 691
  • WALKER, Rob – Social Democratic Party (SDP) – 187
  • FULTON, Louie George – Trade Unions and Socialist Union (TUSC) – 186

Turnout was 45 per cent, from an electorate of 70,554.

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