General Election 2017: St Albans Chamber of Commerce responds to result

PUBLISHED: 09:47 09 June 2017

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The Chamber of Commerce in St Albans has reacted to last night's result.

Lisa Bates-Wallis, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce, said: “This morning we have all woken up to another shock result from the British electorate - the country has spoken again!

“Now that the campaigning is over, the focus really now needs to be on a period of stability leading our country through the negotiations with the EU, as well as focusing on our economy and various challenges ahead.”

In St Albans, re-elected Conservative MP received 24,571 votes, with a majority of 6,109, while Liberal Democrat Daisy Cooper received 18,462 votes, Jack Easton from the Green Party received 828, and Kerry Pollard from the Labour Party received 13,137.

The turnout in St Albans was 78.5 per cent.

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