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'We're off to drink a toast to Theresa' - Eastleigh MP backs PM after election win

Mims Davies swore her allegiance to Theresa May after winning her Eastleigh seat with an increased majority.

The Conservatives regained the Hampshire seat with 28,889 votes to the Liberal Democrats' 14,710, the latter squeezed by a resurgent support for Labour who got 11,454.

The UKIP vote was massively reduced to 1,477 while the Greens finished fifth with 750.

Rachel Hepworth reports:

Rachel spoke to Mims Davies, the Liberal Democrat candidate Mike Thornton, and UKIP's Malcolm Jones.


General Election 2017: Reaction from passengers on 'The Train of Shame'

Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse joined passengers on the commute from Brighton today, where the Green Party's Caroline Lucas increased her vote, as did Labour winning an extra seat. Not surprising, then, on the so-called 'train of shame' - the one that's often late and some passengers say 'never on time' many were pleased with the result.

General Election 2017: Eastbourne

The LibDems pulled off a big win in Sussex. Eastbourne has bounced to and fro between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives for more than 25 years.

Last night it was the turn of Stephen Lloyd. He lost the seat 2 years ago. Last night he turned the tables. Derek Johnson reports on a political comeback.

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