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Live: General election 2019 Conservatives plotting post-election manoeuvres

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 1:02am 00:48 - Conservatives already plotting post-election manoeuvres
According to Downing Street sources, the Tories are already plotting their post-election manoeuvres.
ITV political reporter, Shehab Khan , reports that an emboldened Boris Johnson is planning a minor cabinet reshuffle on Monday followed by a second reading of his withdrawal agreement bill on Friday .
In February 2020, after the deadline for leaving the...
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General election 2019: Lucy Fallon uses Gemma Collins diva meme to describe disappointment

General election 2019: Lucy Fallon uses Gemma Collins diva meme to describe disappointment

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The Coronation Street actress shared a Gemma Collins meme to share her annoyance at the results of the exit poll that predict a Conservative government
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Live: General election 2019 Brexit Party stealing Labour voters in former heartlands

Live: General election 2019 Brexit Party stealing Labour voters in former heartlands

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:30pm 00:17 - Brexit Party seems to be inflicting damage in Labour heartlands
The Brexit Party's decision to stand candidates in Labour seats, rather than standing aside to not split the leave vote, seems to have paid off so far.
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General Election 2019: Eight possible outcomes if the final result mirrors the exit poll

General Election 2019: Eight possible outcomes if the final result mirrors the exit poll

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

The exit poll results have been revealed. We take a look at what could happen if the results mirror it.
1) Brexit Begins
The UK will move a major step towards leaving the EU if the Conservatives do win the type of majority predicted in the exit poll. Tory MPs will be expected to pass the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Boris Johnson and Brexit would happen by the end of January.​ 2) Jeremy Corbyn Resigns
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The Labour leader will be under pressure to stand down if the scale of the Conservative victory mirrors the one predicted in the exit poll. A potentially brutal...
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Live: General election 2019 who will replace Corbyn and the battle for the union

Live: General election 2019 who will replace Corbyn and the battle for the union

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:30pm 23:07 - who could replace Corbyn? And the battle for the union.
We are yet to hear the results of even a single seat, but Corbyn is under intense pressure to resign as leader of the Labour party.
The bookmakers have him on 2/1 to resign before the end of the year, with the Evening Standard's political editor Joe Murphy describing the exit poll result as “the end of Corbyn”. Daily Mirror associate editor, Kevin...
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Exit poll 2019: What is the forecast election result in your area?

Exit poll 2019: What is the forecast election result in your area?

1 month ago   |   By BBC

Explore the general election 2019 exit poll across every constituency in Great Britain.
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If the exit poll is right, this election will transform British politics | Martin Kettle

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

It looks like a triumph for Boris Johnson, and an epochal collapse for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour
General election 2019 - live news At each of the last four UK general elections, the 10pm exit poll on election day has been almost exactly correct, even if sometimes the predictions have been a shock to many experts. So the likelihood has to be that the pollsters have got it right again in 2019. But whereas in 2017 their correct prediction of a hung parliament guaranteed a embattled legislature, the 2019 prediction may even transform British politics. This election looks to be a triumph for the...
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What we know about the 2019 election so far - at a glance

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The key developments as election results roll in Follow all the election news - live As they happen: full election results tracker Voting closed with a shock exit poll suggesting Boris Johnson was on course to win the 2019 general election with a majority of 86 seats, a catastrophic prediction for the Labour party. The exit poll of 20,000 voters in 144 polling stations put the Labour party on 191 seats, the lowest number since 1935. The Liberal Democrats were forecast to remain more or less static with one extra seat. Leader Jo Swinson's seat in East Dunbartonshire is said to be 50:50. The...
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Live: General election 2019 calls for Corbyn to resign after exit poll

Live: General election 2019 calls for Corbyn to resign after exit poll

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:30pm 10:32pm - exit poll reaction
Labour is heading for its worst election performance since 1935 according to the exit poll, with the Tories projected to win 368 seats and a majority of 86. The Conservatives have not won a majority this big since Margaret Thatcher's 100+ wins in 1983 and 1987.
The majority will bolster prime minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans and could prompt a scramble of activity before Christmas...
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General Election 2019 live: Exit poll says Conservatives are on course to win majority as Northern Ireland awaits results

General Election 2019 live: Exit poll says Conservatives are on course to win majority as Northern Ireland awaits results

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The Belfast Telegraph's General Election team brings you round-the-clock coverage from Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies as the results of the General Election are announced.
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Scotland Decides: Exit poll predicts Conservative majority as polls close

1 month ago   |   By Herald Scotland

Welcome to The Herald's live blog, as we take you through a night of political twists and turns in the 2019 general election. We'll be bringing you the latest updates and results from across the country.
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Live: General election 2019 results and exit poll

Live: General election 2019 results and exit poll

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:30pm 10pm - exit poll predicts big Conservative majority
The exit poll has just been released and is predicting a Conservative majority of 86, with Boris Johnson's Tories set to win 368 seats.
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Exit poll results IN FULL: Read the full results as PM snap election looks set to pay off

Exit poll results IN FULL: Read the full results as PM snap election looks set to pay off

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

VOTERS across the country headed to the polls to make their choice regarding Britain's political future. But what does the exit poll reveal about the general election 2019 result?
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Exit poll predicts Boris Johnson's Conservatives will win the 2019 General Election

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

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General election 2019: exit poll due at 10pm as final hour of voting under way - live news

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Exit poll, first results and the biggest winners and losers after Britain votes in the ‘most important poll in a generation' As they happen: full election results tracker Hour-by-hour guide to election night A to Z of election night jargon 9.29pm GMT As we said earlier , Boris Johnson wants a working majority. But how do you define a working majority? Brandon Lewis , the security minister, provided an answer when he was on ITV's Peston programme last night. I think it would be really good to get a majority like we had before, something 20 to 30 upwards, but that's going to be hard work...
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Live: General election 2019 results and exit poll

Live: General election 2019 results and exit poll

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:30pm
This is it. In half an hour's time, polling stations up and down the country will close their doors and vote counting will begin in one of the most important general elections of a generation.
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