Election results 2019: Conservatives make gains in Labour heartlands - BBC News

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  • Published on Dec 13, 2019
  • The Conservatives have taken a string of former Labour strongholds, with the party forecast to win the general election with a comfortable majority.
    Jeremy Corbyn said it was a "very disappointing night" - and he would not lead Labour into the next election.
    Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has lost her seat to the Scottish National Party.
    The BBC is now forecasting the Tories will get a majority of 74, with Boris Johnson saying it was a "powerful mandate to get Brexit done".
    Labour have lost seats across the North, Midlands and Wales in places which backed Brexit in the 2016 referendum.
    They are set to win 63 fewer seats than in 2017, it is suggested.
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Comments • 820

  • james M
    james M 4 days ago

    All reporters should walk away immediately from people who speak using that pathetic, annoying rising inflection, like the Lib Dem supporter at 1.25. You're not clever lad, you can't even speak properly.

  • Warren Adshead
    Warren Adshead 9 days ago

    Bet the BBC’s gutted

  • Paul Mateo
    Paul Mateo 17 days ago

    jeremy corbyn's more uncivilised than bojo but the former was mostly hated by a landslide

  • Chad Elkins
    Chad Elkins 19 days ago

    Britain was just made great again, innit?!

  • Truth not opinion
    Truth not opinion 19 days ago +1

    Watch the BBC be nice to Boris for a while, as the licence debate is looming and hundreds of racially picked staff could be on the dole. Just die BBC, you are hated with a passion by millions!

  • trorisk
    trorisk 25 days ago

    So we learn that they are the most privileged English people who voted for the Labour Party and that workers who used to vote for The Labour Party when it defended their interests no longer vote for them. Maybe it's not the voters who have changed but the Labour Party?
    And we have separatist nationalists... Who are more identity than the Conservatives...

  • Free man
    Free man 25 days ago

    I love these political activists - they'll make any excuse they can to explain the failure of their ideological representatives. Maybe people just don't want what they're selling.


    And Scotland is the UK's California.

  • Sandy Scott
    Sandy Scott 25 days ago +1

    Watching from the US....something vaguely familiar here!!!!😂🤣😁🤣😂😅😉

  • Col Alexan
    Col Alexan 29 days ago

    How gutted does left wing hugh look.

  • Barbara 1
    Barbara 1 29 days ago

    Why is Scotland so disfigured and shrunken???

  • uh wot
    uh wot 29 days ago

    a social democrat is a communist.

  • Adam Arguin
    Adam Arguin 29 days ago +1

    Congratulations to the United kingdom for protecting their national identity. Much love to the lorries from America.🇺🇸🇬🇧

  • Warren Adshead
    Warren Adshead Month ago +1

    London,is nonlonger england

  • Tryinitout
    Tryinitout Month ago +1

    It is VERY simple. Boris was FOR something and it was clear what that was. Labour and Libdems just had a whiney anti victimy mentality with no positive message. People want to know where a leader wants to go, not just what they are against. So simple. Jo Svenson kept on harping on about her own personal gripes with spoily brat look on her face and Corbyn was all about radical socialism with no believable economic or defence policy, not to mention Brexit, and he too had that bull-dog just ate a wasp look about him. Boris might be a bit Monty Python at times, but he is clear, mostly positive and generally quite affable. It just proves that the victim mindset doesn't work and people don't want it.

  • WG WG
    WG WG Month ago

    Breaks my heart when they talked about Scotland leaving Britain.

    • WG WG
      WG WG Month ago

      Stefan Samuels LOL 42-year-old son that’s funny 😂 but I know where you’re coming from

    • Stefan Samuels
      Stefan Samuels Month ago

      Think of of Scotland as a 42 year old son still living in your house, not paying any bills and demanding you clean his car. Think it's time he moved out

  • John Jenkins
    John Jenkins Month ago +1

    LibDems failure down to refusing democracy, a total denial of peoples rights even though she just blanked out the fact the majority of voters do not want to be part of the EU and Remain MP's did all they could to hijack our democratic process for 3 1/2 years. Plus Swinson last minute woked words over gender self identification. She basically stated that a man even a dangerous as yet not convicted man could self identify as a woman and enter public toilets.

  • Alba Celani
    Alba Celani Month ago +1

    Lib Dems are disgusting treacherous rats! They are the scum of the earth!

  • Roderick Nunyabizness

    Traitors you will suffer the consequences of your actions one day. Hell awaits !

  • Michael david Hainsworth

    Years ago they would have us flogged the peasends

  • jack watson
    jack watson Month ago +1

    Am I having a nightmare the Cuntservatives in for another 4 years because Jeremy Corbyn was such a weak leader and don't get me started on brexit it never took them this long to sort out that Universal Credit did it

  • Robert Gough
    Robert Gough Month ago

    That Lib Dem even more delusional than labour

  • Abinadab Orozco
    Abinadab Orozco Month ago +2

    Yaay for conservative from usa 🇺🇸🇺🇸

  • siddharth rai
    siddharth rai Month ago +1

    2019 uk elections perfectly says that, don't mess with indians, otherwise they will teach u a lesson, labour party is perfect example of it, as it Interfaired in India's internal matter

  • mini bart
    mini bart Month ago

    Coruption with a help of Trump as he will grab UK's NHS and he will have it all been set up hahaha

  • Steven Carpenter
    Steven Carpenter Month ago

    Fck the bbc

  • C hunt
    C hunt Month ago

    🤠

  • Mountain Sun-Beach
    Mountain Sun-Beach Month ago

    I didn't even vote and I won

  • Neil Carter
    Neil Carter Month ago +2

    Can't wait to see this in 2020 #Trump2020Landslide

  • Siege link
    Siege link Month ago

    Wait, this isn't Civilization?

  • Exhilirous
    Exhilirous Month ago

    Looks like homer in his mumuu

  • Jeet VEER
    Jeet VEER Month ago +2

    I am loving it. Conservative win throughout the world. Modi in India started it. Then Trump in US. Then France, now UK. Wowooww......conservative revolution is real. Hard slap on left wing parties and elites city and university people.

  • Ani Mal
    Ani Mal Month ago +4

    Hey brits...
    Now kick them when they're down.
    Kick them over and over and over again.

  • Ani Mal
    Ani Mal Month ago

    Look for a new leader?
    Try new ideas homo.

  • Matt A
    Matt A Month ago

    They literally putting coloured stickers on the floor lmao do they have computers in England? #GoogleCGI

    • Paula Dale
      Paula Dale Month ago +1

      Not everyone paid their tv licence this year. Lol!! hehehehehehahaha

  • Stonehaven
    Stonehaven Month ago +4

    The anti-democratic lefty fascists lost. What a great day for democracy

    • Shrey Vaghela
      Shrey Vaghela Month ago

      Stonehaven fascist are by definition right wing you moron. You are looking for the term socialists. But then again there are all kinds of fuck muppets on Internet to know basic teems

  • SeanP7195
    SeanP7195 Month ago

    Way to copy ABC with the maps

  • truth seeker
    truth seeker Month ago

    I'm north west working class. The labour party dispise the white working class ,always have done. They see them as little endlanders who won't accept mass immigration. Labour want mass immigration so these people vote for them .Seamus milnes, corbyn, Blair, Abbot ect all of them want and did change the UK landscape because they thought we needed diversity in our lives. Why was labour not out on the streets with mega phones organizing marches about east European competing and taking working class jobs if they were looking out for working class interests ? But they held marches for immigration and against foreign wars. You ever noticed how labour areas are always high crime , low jobs, desperate areas ( I live in one ) same as the Democrat party in USA. Labour is run by facist left wing socialist who despise a working class man in the pub watching the England match. Go read the guardian comments left wingers preparing for war go read it their facist who use violence if things don't go their own way. Winston Churchill .....the facist of tomorrow will claim to be anti facist. I was born in a labour area it's been a constant shit hole. Go educate yourself read about socialism, Communism it's all no borders no national identity and not to be patriotic , go read it. The university has Bern taken over by left wingers training the next generation about diversity ,then these students are getting in to position of power and dictating how we live in a left wing world.

  • T M
    T M Month ago

    Build a trump wall at scotlands border and a bridge to the EU if thats what they want.

  • GH1618
    GH1618 Month ago +1

    What the LibDems did wrong was to oppose leaving the EU.

  • Paul Doherty
    Paul Doherty Month ago

    Your heads must all be absolutely fried in England, defies belief voting for the Tories after what they’ve done. Suppose Labour are a mess too and weren’t much of a better choice but still 🙈. What is now clear as day is that Scotland is completely different politically from the rest of countries in the UK and the sooner we are officially an independent nation the better.

  • B.T.
    B.T. Month ago

    Still 47% Labour voters were Leavers who thought Corbyn would respect the referendum! So 68% of UK voted to Leave! Some second referendum...

  • ron schraper
    ron schraper Month ago +2

    Labour voters changed their vote to the conservatives................SO RIGHT!! Common sense prevails

  • callum hardy
    callum hardy Month ago +2

    Corbyn is pathetic! Imagine loosing an election to a lying buffoon. Ridiculous a dead fish could win that election against Boris! ( Still Boris was the least worse so I am glad he got in).

  • gwl78
    gwl78 Month ago +5

    The bbc pro Eu campaign failed lol.

  • Yuvraj Singh
    Yuvraj Singh Month ago +1

    Goodbye to jihadi Corbyn and
    Kudos to Boris Johnson -
    From India

  • lee macdonald
    lee macdonald Month ago +1

    Nooo Jeremy Corbyn
    Nooo Jeremy Corbyn
    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • honkydudeman
    honkydudeman Month ago

    RED IS DEAD,,,,,,,, , , , ,PINK KILLED IT ???

  • Stouffer
    Stouffer Month ago +1

    *THE 35 LABOUR MORONS WHO NOMINATED CORBYN FOR THE LEADERSHIP IN 2015*
    1. Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
    2. Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow
    3. Margaret Beckett, MP for Derby South
    4. Richard Burgon, MP for Leeds East
    5. Dawn Butler MP, for Brent Central
    6. Ronnie Campbell, MP for Blyth Valley
    7. Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham
    8. Jo Cox, MP for Batley and Spen
    9. Neil Coyle, MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark
    10. Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham
    11. Clive Efford, MP for Eltham
    12. Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead
    13. Louise Haigh, MP for Sheffield, Heeley
    14. Kelvin Hopkins, MP for Luton North
    15. Rupa Huq, MP for Ealing Central and Acton
    16. Imran Hussain, MP for Bradford East
    17. Huw Irranca-Davies, MP for Ogmore
    18. Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting
    19. David Lammy, MP for Tottenham
    20. Clive Lewis MP, for Norwich South
    21. Rebecca Long-Bailey, MP for Salford and Eccles
    22. Gordon Marsden, MP for Blackpool South
    23. John McDonnell, MP for Hayes and Harlington
    24. Michael Meacher, MP for Oldham West and Royton
    25. Grahame Morris, MP for Easington
    26. Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne Central
    27. Kate Osamor, MP for Edmonton
    28. Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn
    29. Dennis Skinner, MP for Bolsover
    30. Cat Smith, MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood
    31. Andrew Smith, MP for Oxford East
    32. Gareth Thomas, MP for Harrow West
    33. Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South and Finsbury
    34. Jon Trickett, MP for Hemsworth
    35. Catherine West, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green

    • TM Gui
      TM Gui Month ago

      Look at those muslim names. No wonder the Party is anti-Semitic. Serves them bloody right for their huge loss!

  • Patti Funkhouse
    Patti Funkhouse Month ago +2

    I feel terrible for all the employees at the BBC. This must really hurt. The emotional pain is real. The mental scars will last a lifetime.

    • Paula Dale
      Paula Dale Month ago +1

      ON a sunny day back in June 2016 , I was informed that England had lost their footy game due to their shock of the EU referendum result. The person who informed me of this , was a b list BBC TV presenter :)

  • Ryan lex
    Ryan lex Month ago +6

    Guardian is having a meltdown. can't wait for them to called Russia hack the uk election😂😂😂🤣🤣

  • 1980’s Guy
    1980’s Guy Month ago

    Well my daughter is realising her full potential at University and the elderly and disabled are enjoying their perks thanks to the SNP as well as the heap of other incentives funded by the SNP from which we in Scotland are ripped off and short changed in the U.K. budget share after our many Scottish commodity revenues like oil, gas, whisky , electric power grid , fisheries , agriculture , tourism etc etc generate ££billions for the U.K. -Tory run treasury in London from which we are given a paltry amount back ...and they can keep their Barnett formula which is a con to keep us in this shambolic one - sided UK ‘ Union’ and is a pittance compared to what Scotland generates via commodities and taxes.
    My daughter is doing great at a University and my eldest son at college , both realising their full potential....
    Thank you Ms.Sturgeon 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿👍👍😀😀🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿👍
    Would never get that from a hateful and spiteful Tory government
    Scotland has again overwhelmingly shown we don’t want to be run by a vile Tory dictatorship who risk selling off our NHS and other public services ...Tories are a cult hell bent on privatising everything for self profit and greed.
    A Tory bunch of Etonian racists , liars and greedy self-centred chancers who mock the poor , sick , disabled and even the dying are fair game ...kids included.
    Always delighted to vote for the only party standing up for fairness & equality and standing against racism , right wing hatred of the poor and disabled, sick , greed & corruption ...the Scottish National Party 👍😀✅🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🕺
    Let’s now look to get the remaining 6 seats back from these disgusting and hateful Conservatits 🤮👍
    Even many English folk up here vote SNP because they know they stand up for the right principles and their policies are the most fair , balanced and best and we don’t prop up the corrupted privileged who think they should be tax exempt and look down on the poor ...even the vile bedroom tax imposed by the Conservatits is being subsidised by the SNP for Scotland’s poorest .
    Boris Johnson and his vile Tory cult aren’t wanted up here with his cheap slogans and soundbytes and ignorance and hateful of Scotland , we will decide in the end our destiny and not have it dictated to us by the rabid Tory cult.
    Toxic , corrupt , dishonest , racist , hateful Tories have no place in Scotland and the electorate have hammered home that message.
    Scottish independence is the only way to go to avoid o and off decades of disgusting Tory austerity , hated of the poor, sick , disabled and the dying and seeing Scotland as a constant cash cow and the English , BritNat Boris Johnson and his cult of rabid followers.
    SNP all the way 👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿😀🕺

  • Mill Mill
    Mill Mill Month ago +15

    Pissing leave voters off came back to bite you big time!

  • S. G.
    S. G. Month ago +14

    "Conservatives make gains" = "Hurricanes are a bit windy"

  • The1200sportster
    The1200sportster Month ago +1

    IF LONDONSTAN was cleared of all the GARBAGE that should NOT BE HERE , LONDON WOULD BE BLUE TOO

  • LeosRuleTheWorld •
    LeosRuleTheWorld • Month ago +1

    If Jeremy Corbyn just left labour and let someone younger take his place labour would of won but he just couldn't leave the spot light now we have to put up with the conservatives again thank god I live in Scotland

  • Kee Ppe
    Kee Ppe Month ago +5

    Now government the power , they should ban BBC's taxing people .

    • Paula Dale
      Paula Dale Month ago +1

      BoJo looking to de-criminalise not paying for a TV licence :) No leader has ever even thought to challenge the BBC

  • Bob
    Bob Month ago +1

    Enemy targeted, Marxists destroyed.

  • Whiskii
    Whiskii Month ago +31

    Poor BBC. They must be gutted their propaganda didn't dissuade and brainwash the masses.

    • ashref salem
      ashref salem 22 days ago

      Not really pal, this is the point, the idea is to make you think they're backing one group as opposed to another, they know what to do to make people participate in the bogus electoral system

    • LimeFroge
      LimeFroge Month ago +1

      @pete walsh the fact both sides insist bbc is bias against them says a lot

    • pete walsh
      pete walsh Month ago

      the BBC was very pro Tory. Only an absolute moron would think other rise. Laura Kuenssberg Nick Robinson Andrew Neil and many others are Tory.

  • soon come
    soon come Month ago +1

    *BREAKING NEWS*
    Labour MP’s On Universal Credit, Facing Sanctions!
    Having Failed To Look For Work, After Losing Election.

  • richies quest
    richies quest Month ago +27

    Labour only hold London due to the ethnic vote which is out of step with the rest of the country.