"It's a bad night, it's a disastrous night for my party...[Theresa May] has got to consider her position. We're about to go into Brexit negotiations in under two weeks, what a state our country is in". Anna Soubry, Broxtowe tells our reporter Peter Bearne.
In Derby North, which was previously the country's most marginal Conservative seat, Labour's Chris Williamson has won it back from Amanda Solloway with a majority of more than 2,000. Michael Sibert reports.
Our reporter at the count understands there are only two votes separating the winner and the runner up at the Dudley North count. Ian Austin was defending for Labour against challengers Bill Etheridge for Ukip, Ben France for the Lib Dems and Les Jones for the Conservatives.
In the early hours of June 9th, this is the picture across the Midlands in the General Election 2017.Read the full story ›