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Jo Swinson quits as Lib Dem leader after losing her own seat

Jo Swinson quits as Lib Dem leader after losing her own seat

Jo Swinson has stepped down as Liberal Democrat leader with immediate effect after losing her seat on a grim election night that left her party with 11 MPs. Swinson, who started the campaign presenting herself a candidate to be the next prime...

Guardian, yesterday, 07:59
 
General Election 2019: Just waking up? Here’s what you missed across Tayside and Fife

General Election 2019: Just waking up? Here’s what you missed across Tayside and Fife

It was a dramatic night across Tayside and Fife as the results of the General Election were declared at counts across the area. For those of you just waking up, here’s a low down of all that happened across Courier country overnight.   Tories ousted...

The Courier, yesterday, 07:46
 

General Election 2019 - Tories keep hold of West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine by just 843 votes

The Conservatives clung on to West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine with one of the smallest majorities of the election after the SNP slashed its majority in decisive style. The relatively affluent seat, which stretches from Royal Deeside to the towns and...

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:39
 

General Election 2019: Who is Amy Callaghan, the MSP who beat Jo Swinson?

Although SNP MSP Amy Callaghan's victory over leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson was impressive, it is nothing compared to the battles she has won in the past. The young politician has in the past been branded as 'Jo Swinson's rival', and...

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:39
 

Brexit: Boris Johnson to act swiftly in bringing deal back to MPs

Boris Johnson plans to bring his Brexit deal back to parliament next week, as his Conservative party was predicted to have its best general election result since 1987 after more than nine years in government. With Thursday night’s exit poll putting...

Guardian, yesterday, 07:21
 
What does the Tories' landslide victory mean for Brexit?

What does the Tories' landslide victory mean for Brexit?

The Conservative party landslide gives Boris Johnson a decisive mandate on Brexit, with a solid majority that means he will be able to push through Brexit on his terms. While the prime minister has promised to go for a hard Canada-style deal, a pivot...

Guardian, yesterday, 07:21
 

Scotland General Election results 2019 in full: Winners in all 59 constituencies

Here are the results of all of Scotland's 59 constituencies ain the 2019 general election. General Election 2019 RECAP: Tories set to extend majority | Corbyn steps down | Swinson defeated General Election Results: This is how the constituency map of...

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:21
 

General Election Results 2019: Jo Swinson quits as Lib Dem leader after losing her seat to SNP

The UK Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has lost her seat in East Dunbartonshire to SNP. Amy Callaghan took the seat for the nationalists after beating Ms Swinson by 149 votes. Swinson said she lost her seat to the SNP after a "wave of...

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:21
 

General Election Results 2019: SNP win big in Scotland, Labour routed in heartlands as Tories secure majority

Boris Johnson has hailed a political "earthquake" which  saw Labour support crumble in its heartlands in the face of a Tory landslide. The Prime Minister was set to visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace with a comfortable majority after...

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:04
 

Five reasons the Tories won the election

The Conservatives have scored one of their biggest general election victories in recent years. Here we look at five reasons why this happened. Brexit Boris Johnson’s message that he would “get Brexit done”, repeated over and over again, appears to...

Guardian, yesterday, 06:58
 

General Election 2019: Axed SNP candidate Neale Hanvey is elected

An SNP candidate dropped over alleged anti-Semitic comments has won a Westminster seat despite the party's withdrawal of support. Neale Hanvey was the SNP candidate for the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency but was dropped in the run-up to...

Scotsman, yesterday, 06:40
 

General Election Results: These are all the elected MPs for Edinburgh and The Lothians

The SNP have made enormous gains in Scotland, claiming 7 of 9 constituencies in Edinburgh and Lothians.  1. Edinburgh South Ian Murray, Labour''Majority: 11,095 Johnston Press JPIMedia Buy a Photo 2. Edinburgh South West Joanna Cherry, SNP''Majority:...

Scotsman, yesterday, 06:40
 

Boris Johnson leads Tories to historic general election win

Boris Johnson has clinched a historic Conservative general election victory, winning a string of seats from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party in its traditional heartlands. Johnson’s gamble of triggering a snap poll in the hope of uniting the Brexit vote...

Guardian, yesterday, 06:27
 

Rumoured runners and riders to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn decided not to lead the Labour Party into another general election following devastating results for the party, leading to the expected election of a new leader for the party. Mr Corbyn acknowledged that he had to leave Labour's helm...

Scotsman, yesterday, 06:06
 

General Election Results: This is how the constituency map of Scotland looks now

Here's how the constituency map of Scotland looks at 6am after SNP secured an emphatic victory north of the border. While Boris Johnson is heading back to Downing Street with a majority - allowing him to push ahead with plans to leave the European...

Scotsman, yesterday, 06:05
 


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