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Friday, 8 May 2015

General Election 2015: Live

05:40 That's it for our live blog, but stay tuned to Jackie for the results that are yet to be announced - Croydon Central, Croydon South, Epsom and Ewell and Spelthorne.

05:39

05:33 Here's what Steve Reed had to say after retaining Croydon North.



05:26

05:25

05:20 Here's Paul Burstow's reaction to his defeat.



05:18 Here's Paul Scully after his win.



05:16 Conservatives say they've held Woking.



Not official yet though.



05:10 We have reaction from a number of people:










05:04 Here's the latest.



04:57 Mary Macleod has lost Brentford and Isleworth - Steve Reed has kept Croydon North.

04:38

04:36 Vince Cable has lost Twickenham - the new MP is Tania Mathias.

04:31 Boris Johnson has won Uxbridge & South Ruislip.

04:26 More Lib Dem losses - this time Paul Barstow loses Sutton and Cheam.



04:22 Recount at Brentford and Isleworth.

04:21 Richard Grant sums up the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency for us.



04:11

04:10 Tom Brake has retained his seat at Carshalton and Wallington.

04:08 Zac Goldsmith has retained Richmond Park, while Phillip Hammond has retained Runnymede and Weybridge.

04:02

04:00

03:59 Greg Hands also held Chelsea and Fulham about half an hour ago, but it got a bit lost with the Ed Davey commotion. His majority has gone down though.

03:58 Labour hold Hayes and Harlington and Feltham and Heston.

03:46

03:44 Here is more from James Berry.



03:43

03:42 Labour sources say Ed Miliband is set to lose his role as leader of the Labour party.

03:41 Here's the moment Ed Davey lost his seat.



03:40 Here is James Berry's reaction to winning Kingston and Surbiton.



03:37 ED DAVEY HAS LOST KINGSTON & SURBITON TO JAMES BERRY.

03:28

03:25

03:21 Here's the latest in SW London.



03:12

03:11

03:11 Andy Slaughter has held Hammersmith for Labour.

02:59 Alex Loveridge is in Hammersmith.



02:55

02:50

02:49 Stephen Hammond retains Wimbledon seat.


02:43

02:36 Justine Greening spoke to Jackie's Claire Linstead.


Siobhain McDonagh spoke to Jackie's Charlotte Long.



02:35 Chuka Umunna has retained Streatham.

02:34

02:15 Stephen Hammond isn't taken anything for granted in Wimbledon.



02:14 Richard Grant is at Runnymede and Weybridge.



02:06 59,935 votes cast in Kingston and Surbiton.

02:05



01:54

01:52 Here's Sadiq Khan's reaction to winning.



And here's Justine Greening's.



01:50 Mike Oban is at the counts for Feltham and Heston and Brentford and Isleworth.



01:47 Hammersmith is expecting to be announced at 3am. The Conservatives there have told Alex Loveridge they're unlikely to win.

01:38 62.5% turnout for Croydon North.

01:25

01:24 Jane Ellison retains Battersea with 26,730 votes.

01:21 Kingston and Surbiton turnout - 73%.

01:12 Tooting stays Labour.



01:10 Vince Cable could be in trouble according to Channel 4.



01:06

01:05



01:04 Here's what it looks like with Putney's result coming through.



00:59
00:58 Justine Greening has increased her majority in Putney, keeping her seat.

00:57

00:35



00:29

00:28

00:27 Sachin Patel is the Labour candidate for Richmond Park.



00:17 Ed Davey is hoping to retain his seat for Kingston and Surbiton.



00:16



00:06 Della Reynolds is running as an independent candidate for Esher and Walton.



00:04 Lib Dem Danny Alexander Chief Secretary to the Treasury appears to have lost his seat for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey.

00:02 Sarah Onions has sent us this picture of the Kingston & Surbiton cont.



00:00 Barry Edwards, the UKIP candidate for Twickenham speaks to us.



23:51





23:50 Acting returning officer for Kingston and Surbiton says it's a 70% turnout.

23:46 Charlotte Long speaks to Charles Barraball, who's running for the Green Party in Wimbledon.



23:39 Leigh-Ann Gerrans is at the three Croydon counts.



23:38 Steve Mowbray is at Epsom and Ewell.



23:36 Here's Sheila Boswell speaking to us.



23:20 Claire Linstead is covering Putney for us.



23:10 The first result of the general election is in.

Labour have held their seat in Houghton and Sunderland South.

23:08 Jack Duggan is covering Esher and Walton for us.







22:50 It's all go in Woking.



22:40 Richard Grant is at the count for Runnymede and Weybridge.



22:38 Simone Halfin has sent us this from the counts for Richmond Park and Twickenham.



22:36 Adam Shaw is at the count for Woking.



22:26 Charlotte Long is at the count for the Mitcham and Morden and Wimbledon constituencies.



22:19 Tooting is also a marginal seat as Julian Perkins reports.



22:18 Lib Dems hold Sutton and Cheam - it could be a crucial seat as Emily Jephcott reports.



22:02 As counting for the general election begins, the Exit Poll is forecasting the Conservatives as the largest party.

The poll for Sky News, the BBC and ITV News puts David Cameron's party on 316 - ten short of an overall majority and way ahead of Labour on 239.

The predicted SNP surge seems to have materialised - Nicola Sturgeon's party is predicted to win 58 seats.

But the Liberal Democrat vote appears to have collapsed with Nick Clegg's party forecast to win just 10 seats - according to the poll by Ipsos MORI and GfK NOP.

UKIP and the Greens are predicted to win 2 each, Plaid Cymru 4, and others 19.

22:00 The polls closed at 10pm. Here's a reminder of what happened in 2010.



21:51 Pupils at Tolworth Girls School will be closely following their own alternative election over the next 24 hours.

Representatives from years 7 to 10 have created four of their own political parties complete with manifestos and a ballot vote this morning.

Provisional results can be expected by registration tomorrow.



21:48 Welcome to our live blog on the general election.

We've got people at all the counts in SW London and North Surrey.

The polling stations close at 10.

The team in the studio is ready!

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