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GENERAL ELECTION 2019 RECAP: Live reaction as Tories claim biggest majority since Thatcher

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General Election 2019 recap: east London and Epping Forest

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    The Conservatives have won the 2019 General Election with a landslide.
  • Boris Johnson has a majority of 78, with one seat left to declare - their biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher,
  • But the night has not been without upsets.
  • Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing has managed to keep her seat.
  • Meanwhile in east London, most MPs have also managed to retain their seat except for ex-Labour defector Mike Gapes (Independent) who lost his Ilford South seat to Sam Tarry (Labour)
  • See our live blog for updates and analysis of constituencies in east London and Epping Forest.

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