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Ian Barber has the latest from Bury South and Bury North.
- Former chancellor George Osborne, axed under Theresa May, said the exit poll indicated a "catastrophic" night for the Conservatives. He told ITV:
- Tory Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon told the BBC:
- Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said it was still early but told Sky News:
- Ukip leader Paul Nuttall wrote on Twitter:
- Former England striker and Match Of The Day presenter Gary Lineker, referring to Mrs May's decision to call a snap election, wrote on Twitter:
- It was a theme picked up by Christopher Snowdon, the Spectator writer. Referring to an interview Mrs May gave earlier in the week, he wrote on Twitter:
Theresa May's gamble on a snap election looks set to cost her overall control of the House of Commons, according to an exit poll released after the June 8 general election.
The BBC/Sky/ITV poll suggested the UK was heading for a hung parliament, with Conservatives 12 seats short of the 326 they need for an absolute majority in the Commons.
The poll put Tories on 314 seats, with Labour on 266, the Scottish National Party on 34, Liberal Democrats on 14, Plaid Cymru on three and Greens on one.
An advertising van for the Conservative party overturned on the M6 - prompting scores of tweets poking fun at the Prime Minister's 'strong and stable' campaign message.
Nobody was hurt when the vehicle turned on its side along the M6 northbound between Lymm and Woolston, Cheshire, on Wednesday morning.
It caused some tailbacks on the motorway but also led to endless puns on the Conservatives’ ‘strong and stable’ message.
Granada Reports' political correspondent Dan Hewitt put your questions to politics professor Jon Tongue earlier. Here's what you had to ask him.
Latest ITV News reports
A Blackburn Rovers fan has outscored the Liberal Democrats after he staged an election campaign to oust the owners of the beleaguered club.
"May didn't go to Chester or Barrow or Wirral West, constituencies with tiny Labour majorities because the Tories saw them as a given."