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Fylde teaching union chiefs says voters listened

Fylde teaching union chiefs believe their campaign over school cuts helped influence voters at the General Election.

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Who's who in The Conservative cabinet reshuffle

Things can change very quickly in the political world.

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Theresa May, Secretary of State James Brokenshire, and Arlene Foster at the Balmoral Show last month

A deal for every vote: How the DUP will support Theresa May

The DUP and the Conservatives are working towards an arrangement which would allow the DUP to negotiate a fresh deal every time the government needs its support in the Commons.

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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Rail union calls on minority Government to rethink threat to guards

Rail union the RMT has urged train operators to think again on plans to remove guards from their services in the light of the General Election result.

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Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament

Predictions of a hung parliament as results roll in

Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament - but short of an absolute majority.

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Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Theresa May should consider her position after her snap election gamble failed, a Tory former minister has said.
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Mark Menzies celebrates his general election win in Fylde with Conservative supporters

ELECTION 2017: Menzies retains Fylde for Tories

Mark Menzies has held the Fylde seat forthe Conservatives with a slightly reduced majority.

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Polls have now closed

Buckle up! You could be heading back to the polls this year

Don’t get too comfortable. We could all be heading back to the ballot box before the year is out.

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Votes being counted for the general election

General Election 2017: What time the results in Lancashire could be called

Find out what time your consistency will declare its result.
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Voters have been to the polls

Are young voters set to spring a surprise election result?

Young people could be a deciding factor in today’s crunch vote, although history suggests there are no guarantees about newer voters turning out.

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Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days.

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What is a hung parliament and what would it mean?

What is a hung parliament and what would it mean?

The exit poll has suggested the Conservatives could fail to win an outright majority in today’s crunch vote...and that could mean a hung parliament.

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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General Election 2017: As it happened

Live news & reaction as Lancashire and the UK goes to the polls.
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General Election 2017: West Lancashire

Here we will be bringing you all the Lancashire results from the 2017 General Election which will be taking place on Thursday, June 8.

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General Election 2017: Morecambe and Lunesdale, Lancaster and Fleetwood

Here we will be bringing you all the Lancashire results from the 2017 General Election which will be taking place on Thursday, June 8.

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ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

After the polling miss at the 2015 general election, many politicians and journalists loudly declared they would never trust polls again. Two years later, opinion polls have regularly been leading the election news. First they foresaw a Conservative landslide, including a resurgence in Scotland, and more recently they’ve pointed to a shock Labour fightback.

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Comedian Eddie says political ‘mood is changing’

Comedian Eddie Izzard met fans at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens while throwing his support behind Labour candidates Gordon Marsden and Chris Webb.

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General Election 2017: Blackpool North and Cleveleys, Blackpool South and Fylde

Here we will be bringing you all the Lancashire results from the 2017 General Election which will be taking place on Thursday, June 8.

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General Election 2017: Burnley, Pendle, Blackburn, Hyndburn, Rossendale and Darwen

Here we will be bringing you all the Lancashire results from the 2017 General Election which will be taking place on Thursday, June 8.

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