James Forsyth

If tonight’s results were repeated in a general election, the Tories would have a majority of 138

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Jeremy Vine just sent a chill down the spine of Labour MPs with extrapolation for how many MPs each party would have if the parties received the same vote-shares in a general election. Labour would be down to fewer than 170 MPs, while the Tories would have nigh-on 400. If, as expected, London falls to the Tories tomorrow, many Labour MPs are going to press the panic button.

Written byJames Forsyth

James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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