Josh is Ellands new Member or Parliament

The Labour Candidate, Josh Fenton-Glynn has been elected by the people of the Calder Valley to be their new MP.

Josh has been a Councillor on Calderdale Council for many years is a familiar face in the area.

Craig Whittaker, The Conservative MP for the Calder Valley had decided to retire and did not stand for re-election.

In nearby Halifax, Kate Dearden, also from the Labour Party, was elected.