ROBERT Buckland has reclaimed the South Swindon parliamentary seat with a boosted majority.

The Conservative candidate took 26,536 votes – representing a 6,600 majority.

Sarah Church for Labour received 19,911 votes – a 3,000 fall on 2017. The Lib Dems’ Stan Pajak increased his vote share, up from 2,079 to 4,299.

Turnout was 70 per cent, a 1 per cent fall compared to the 2017 election.

The breakdown of votes:

Robert Buckland (Con): 26,536

Sarah Church (Lab): 19,911

Stan Pajak (Lib Dem): 4,299

Total votes cast: 50,993