Eddie Hughes elected as the new MP for Walsall North

Early on Friday morning, Eddie Hughes was elected as the new Member of Parliament for Walsall North, the first Conservative to win the seat since 1979.

Eddie said, "A huge thank you to the people of Walsall North who put their trust in me on Thursday. I am truly humbled by the support I have had. It has been a short and yet fantastic campaign. I have received so many messages and emails of support, it has been wonderful. Now the hard work starts and there is much work to be done."

Eddie added, "A huge thank you to my campaign team for their help. I couldn't have done it without you."