Chris Clark joined Labour in having a remarkable election night. Although first strike Michael Fallon won the seat, Chris came second with 10,727 votes and 20.9% share of the vote.
That was up from third place in 2015, with 12.9% share of the vote. This was the best result since 2001 and shows that Labour is now the only opposition to the Tories in Sevenoaks. Chris generously congratulated his election team and thanked Jeremy Corbyn for his inspiring leadership. He stated to local media that: “It’s a vindication of Jeremy Corbyn’s strategy.”
In anticipation of a future election Chris had the following message for the residents of Sevenoaks: