Landslide: Clean sweep for Shropshire Tories as they score increased majority in every seat

RESULTS The Conservatives have retained all five of their seats in Shropshire as well as Montgomeryshire.


  • Clean sweep in Shropshire and Mid Wales as Conservatives hold Telford, Wrekin, Shrewsbury, North Shropshire, Ludlow and Montgomeryshire.
  • Conservatives win overall majority in the Commons, with the Tories predicted to win an absolute majority of 78
  • Labour is heading towards its worst election result since 1935
  • Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he will not lead Labour in another election and Jo Swinson has stood down as Lib Dem leader after losing her seat
  • The president of the European Council has said he expects a vote on the UK’s Brexit agreement “as soon as possible

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