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Corbyn calls for May to resign

The people of Britain have voted for "hope" and rejected austerity, Jeremy Corbyn said as he called for Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister.

In his acceptance speech after being re-elected in Islington North with an exit poll pointing to a hung parliament, the Labour leader said it was time for a government that is "truly representative of all of the people of this country".

He said the UK could be a "different and fundamentally better place" as he claimed Labour's campaign had changed politics in the country.

  • General Election 2017 so far:

Election latest

Turnout at the election is up in the seats declared so far.

After 131 results, the turnout stood at 67.31%, an increase of 2.28%. Labour sources claim the party has held Chester by "thousands" - the seat is a Tory target.

Election latest: Full list of results as and when we get them

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