ELECTION 2015: Environment secretary ‘humbled’ at retaining South West Norfolk seat

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South West Norfolk stayed firmly Conservative this morning as environment secretary Elizabeth Truss retained the seat with a majority of just under 14,000 over UKIP’s Paul Smyth.

The result was declared at around 8am today at Lynnsport by Norfolk’s High Sheriff, Nicholas Pratt.

Our video shows the delcaration and the reactions of Ms Truss, Mr Smyth, Labour’s Peter Smith and the Green Party’s Sandra Walmsley.

The picture shows Ms Truss with fellow Conservative Henry Bellingham, who retained the North West Norfolk seat.