ELECTION RESULTS

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.

Key DEVELOPMENTS

  • 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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