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Theresa May is 'dead woman walking' says former Tatton MP Osborne

George Osborne Credit: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire/PA Images

As speculation continues over the future of Theresa May following the Conservative Party's result in the General Election, former Tatton MP George Osborne has described her as a 'dead woman walking'.

Speaking on the BBC he also said that it was just a question of how long she would remain on death row.

Mr. Osborne, who is now a newspaper editor, predicted that her future could be decided as soon as next week.

Election brings monumental changes across region

It's been described as a political earthquake and the revenge of the young.

Whatever your politics there have been some monumental changes in the North West.

Theresa May called the election hoping for a landslide. Instead, the Conservatives actually lost seats, falling short of winning an overall majority.

Our Political Correspondent Daniel Hewitt reports on a night of shock Labour gains and significant Tory losses.

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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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