Video: Tories retain Hitchin and Harpenden

Peter Lilley has comfortably held the Hitchin and Harpenden seat by twice as many votes as his nearest rival, Lib Dem candidate, Nigel Quinton. Mr Lilley polled 29,869 to Mr Quinton s 14,598, while Labour candidate Oli De Botton came third with 7,413. O

Peter Lilley has comfortably held the Hitchin and Harpenden seat by twice as many votes as his nearest rival, Lib Dem candidate, Nigel Quinton.

Mr Lilley polled 29,869 to Mr Quinton's 14,598, while Labour candidate Oli De Botton came third with 7,413.

Other results were Graham Wilkinson (UKIP) 1,663, Richard Wise (Green) 807, Margaret Henderson (Ind) 109, Simon Byron (CURE) 108, Eric Hannah (YRTDP) 90 and Peter Rigby (Ind) 50