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Dennis Skinner 'The Beast of Bolsover' loses his seat to Conservatives

Dennis Skinner Credit: PA Images

After almost half a century as an MP, Dennis Skinner has lost his seat in Parliament.

The 87-year-old former miner, known as the Beast Of Bolsover after his Derbyshire constituency, was slayed by constituents who previously voted overwhelmingly for Brexit.

The Labour MP was known for his outbursts, often resulting in his being temporarily booted out of the Commons.

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