WYRE Forest voters have overwhelmingly backed the Brexit Party in the European Parliament elections.

The party - led by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage - won 11,238 votes with its closest rival the Lib Dems trailing way behind on 3,722.

Next were the Greens on 2,621 votes, then the Conservative and Unionist Party on 2,482, Labour on 1,855, UKIP on 1,423 and Change UK polled 1,093 votes.

The turnout was 32 per cent.

Wyre Forest District Council announced the results, which have been submitted to Birmingham City Council to be added to the rest of the region's votes.

The full results, for the West Midlands region, will be published by @BhamCityCouncil.