General Election 2019 UK Politics

General Election 2019: Live Coverage

Written by Spyglass Admin

Seats (650 of 650 Declared)

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Change in Seats

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BBC Prediction

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Original Exit Poll

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Source: Ipsos MORI (BBC/Sky/ITV)

Summary

  • Boris Johnson has won a majority in this historic election.
  • The Tories now have a Commons majority of 80.
  • Labour have had their worst result in 80 years.
  • The SNP have won a landslide in Scotland winning 48 seats.
  • Nichola Sturgeon has called for Scotland’s right to have a second independence referendum.
  • Labour have gained in London but have also lost significant ground in the North and Wales, the ‘Red Wall’ has fallen.
  • Jeremy Corbyn has announced that he will resign as leader of the Labour Party before the next election.
  • Jo Swinson lost her seat to the SNP forcing her resignation.
  • Westminster DUP Leader Nigel Dodds also lost his seat.
  • Turnout was down in leave-majority areas but up in remain-majority areas and Scotland.
  • The pound has hit a 18 month high.

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