Extensive UK General Election 2019 coverage on Mancunian Matters of all the results through the night after a day of voting.
Labour held on to Makerfield by 4,470 votes but saw their majority more than halve in a strong night for the pro-Brexit parties.
Labour’s Lisa Nandy retained her Wigan seat for the fourth consecutive election but saw her majority shrink by over 9,000 votes.
‘I’ve killed the Liberal Democrats. I’ve hurt the Labour Party’: Brexit Party’s Farage basks in Tory glow
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says he’s “happier” seeing the Tory swinging exit poll than a hung parliament.
Interview: ‘We want more power to the people’ says Salford and Eccles Brexit Party candidate Matt Mickler
On a day that looks like being one for the Brexiteers in the UK, MM caught up with Salford and Eccles Brexit Party candidate Matt Mickler.
As the final opinion polls are released, all the debates complete and with less than an hour until the polls open, the 2019 general election campaign is at an end.
‘She hasn’t bothered moving to the constituency’: MM chat to Tory candidate vying for Greater Manchester seat
Ever since its creation in 1983, Heywood and Middleton has had 36 years of uninterrupted Labour rule. In an interview with MM, we discussed all sorts of issues with the Conservative candidate Chris Clarkson on topics ranging from representation, Brexit, the police, unemployment and the future of the NHS.
Labour’s Yvonne Fovargue won the seat in 2017 with a majority of 28,245 votes giving her 60.2% of the vote – an 8.4% rise compared to 2015.
With a once in a generation snap election just around the corner, it’s time for UK residents to visit their polling stations and vote for their local MP.
Heywood and Middleton has been a Labour-held constituency since it was created in 1983. Liz McInnes won her third consecutive election in 2017, increasing her majority to 7,617.
After Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn faced off on Tuesday night, the Liberal Democrats, SNP, Brexit Party and Greens were given airtime to speak to the nation.