ELECTION RESULTS 2017: Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq’s victory speech recognises Labour needs to address its ‘issues’ with Jewish community.

Tulip Siddiq gives a speech after her victory in Hampstead and Kilburn

Tulip Siddiq gives a speech after her victory in Hampstead and Kilburn - Credit: Archant

Tulip Siddiq used her general election victory speech to reasssure the Jewish community that she recognised there are issues in the Labour Party,

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As she addressed the crowd at the Camden count on Friday morning, Ms Siddiq said: “To the Jewish Community could i say something to the Jewish community. I know there are issues that we need to work through. I will be working with you on those issues in parliament.”

She also spoke of her pride at the all-women candidate line-up in Hampstead and Kilburn and gave her thanks to her Bengali supporters for campaigning on her behalf.

She then made a pledge: “I will be Hampstead and Kilburn’s voice Westminster, not Westminster’s voice in Hampstead and Kilburn.

Ms Siddiq won 34,464 votes in Hampstead and Kilburn, increasing her majority by a huge 14.6 per cent and meaning the constituency is no longer considered a marginal.