TORY Stephen Metcalfe romped to a huge victory in South Basildon and East Thurrock.
He had a massive majority of just short of 20,000 votes.
Stephen Metcalfe, Conservative – 29,973 votes (66.2%)
Jack Ferguson, Labour – 10,051 votes
Kerry Smith, Independent – 3,316 votes
Michael Bukola, Liberal Democrat – 1,957 votes