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GE2017: The West Country losers - Bath

Just two years ago Bath rejected the Liberal Democrats and took a chance on young Conservative candidate Ben Howlett.

But last night the city went back to its old ways and turned yellow again - the Lib Dem majority rising to 5,500.

In 2015 the majority looked safely in the Conservative Ben Howlett's hands.
Ben Howlett's huge majority was turned on its head massively last night - with an 18% swing.

Ben Howlett was clearly worried ahead of this election, telling me on the day it was called he was scared and nervous.

He told supporters the last two years have been the best in his life.

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