Speaking to ITV News Central the former Stoke-on-Trent North MP Ruth Smeeth laid into the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as she lost her seat.

All of the Stoke-on-Trent seats went to the Conservatives, with Gareth Snell confidently predicting his own defeat, moments after the exit poll was announced.

Ruth Smeeth said,

This was Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto, Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit position, so this was actually all about Jeremy.

Ruth Smeeth, former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North