PETER Luff has been relected as MP for Mid Worcestershire for the third time.

The Conservative candidate won his seat with 27,770 votes - an increase of more than 2,500 on his majority.

Liberal Democrat candidate, Margaret Rowley, secured second place for her party for the first time in the constituency's history with 11,906 votes, beating Labour's Robin Lunn into third, who received 7,613 votes.

UKIP's John White, who did not attend the count at Pershore Leisure Centre, came fourth with 3,049 votes followed by Green candidate Gordon Matthews with 593 votes.