Mohammad Yasin retains the Bedford & Kempston seat for Labour


Despite a dismal evening for the Labour Party throughout the UK, Mohammad Yasin has retained the Bedford and Kempston seat.

His 2017 majority of 789 was narrowed to just 145 by his closest rival, the Conservative candidate, Ryan Henson.

In his acceptance speech, Mr Yasin paid his respects to the other candidates, thanking them for a well-fought campaign and pledging to continue his efforts to protect Bedford Hospital and represent the people of Bedford and Kempston.

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