Peter Hoskin

The first opinion poll of the evening is in...

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...and it's from the Daily Express/Opinium. They have the Tories on 35 percent (up 2), Labour on 27 percent (up 1) and the Lib Dems on 26 percent (down 1). So, an 8 point lead for the Tories.

I know plenty of CoffeeHousers have had their fill of opinion polls. But, obviously, the shifts and percentages take on an extra piquancy tonight. Tune back later for more.