All the constituencies that have changed hands.
“Whatever the outcome, I want you to know how grateful I am for your support.”
A shout-out for Henry Hill’s series, which we believe that it holds up very well. Only a few more hours to go now.
Whatever the election result, the 2019 intake of Conservative MPs will be overwhelmingly drawn from this list
There are 103 candidates contesting either Tory-held seats vacated by their incumbents or Conservative target seats. Good luck to them all.
The DUP try to hold their position in the face of pro-Remain pacts whilst Sinn Féin try to unseat their leader and the smaller parties fight to regain Westminster representation.
“Please support a majority Conservative Government so our country can move on instead of going backwards.”
“The gap between a hung Parliament and a landslide is very, very small.” Kanagasooriam on the election’s closing stages.
We reproduce a further Twitter thread from the man who helped to advise Ruth Davidson on how to win in Scotland.
There are so many marginal seats here that a small shift either way could dramatically change the race – but at present, the SNP look on track for a good night.
Annunziata Rees-Mogg and three other leading Brexit Party MEPs say ‘Vote Conservative to get Brexit done’
They are unimpeachably dedicated Brexiteers, who have stuck their necks out time and again for their beliefs. Any wavering Leave voters should heed their message.
Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.
And how we reached what seems like an unusually grim and shambolic time in national life.
This region contains a sizeable clutch of those crucial ‘Labour Leave’ seats through which the Prime Minister is trying to pave his path to an overall majority.
Sajid Javid: “The direct cost of Corbyn is confirmed: £1.2 trillion of extra spending over the next five years.”
And, the Chancellor notes in his Bolton speech, that excludes 59 Labour policies “which don’t have enough detail for us to cost fairly”.
“For the last three and a half years, this country has felt trapped, like a lion in a cage”. There’s a real touch of the Prime Minister in the drafting.