BREAKING: Labour’s Paul Blomfield retains Sheffield Central seat

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Labour’s Paul Blomfield has retained his seat in Sheffield Central at the general election count this morning.

Mr Blomfield has held the seat since 2010.

Green candidate Jillian Creasy was hoping to secure victory in the constituency and become the party’s first northern MP.

See The Star’s live blog for updates from reporter Ellen Beardmore, who was at the count.

More to follow.