‘A huge great stonking mandate’: Boris’s Tory HQ victory speech

13 December 2019 6:58

Boris Johnson has just addressed Tory HQ following the Tories’s huge election win. Here is the full text of what…

Jo Swinson to Laura Pidcock: the seven biggest scalps from election night

13 December 2019 6:15

It’s been a remarkable election night. The Tories have won a big majority in the House of Commons and stormed…

Jo Swinson’s election nightmare

13 December 2019 6:13

The Liberal Democrats have capped off a bad campaign with a disastrous results night. The party is on course for…

Election live blog: Boris Johnson leads Tories to huge victory

13 December 2019 6:12

Election headlines (645 of 650 seats declared) Tory majority of more than 80 is estimated, with an expected vote share of…

Boris Johnson’s spectacular win heralds a new form of Toryism

13 December 2019 5:49

Boris Johnson has won one of the most spectacular election victories in recent British political history. He has broken the…

‘It’s not Jeremy’s fault’: what Corbynistas are blaming for Labour’s disastrous defeat

13 December 2019 5:30

Who is to blame for Labour’s stonking defeat? Anyone but Corbyn is the verdict from Corbynistas. Here’s what the Labour…

Dennis Skinner gets the boot in Bolsover

13 December 2019 5:13

The Beast of Bolsover is no more. Dennis Skinner has lost his seat to the Tories – winning 16,492 votes…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn’s resignation speech

13 December 2019 4:30

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected in Islington North. But after leading his party to a second election loss, the Labour…

Watch: Alan Johnson tears into Momentum’s Jon Lansman

13 December 2019 0:39

‘Corbyn was a disaster on the doorstep. Everyone knew that he couldn’t lead the working-class out of a paper bag.’…

Has Nicola Sturgeon pulled off a second historic victory?

12 December 2019 23:03

It’s just an exit poll. They can be wrong. They were, substantially, in 1992 and lowballed the Tory result in…

Corbynistas react to the exit poll result

12 December 2019 22:46

Tonight’s exit poll has predicted that the Conservatives are heading for a bumper majority of 86 – a remarkable result.…

This exit poll is a triumph for Boris Johnson

12 December 2019 22:16

The exit poll is predicting a Tory landslide, a majority of 86 seats. The United Kingdom will leave the EU…

The polling that shows Corbyn is to blame for Labour’s decline

12 December 2019 22:01

The reason Jeremy Corbyn is not preparing to lead the first majority Labour government since 2010 is Jeremy Corbyn. The…

I’m calling it: Boris is going to win this election

12 December 2019 20:04

I am going to stick my neck out and say it’s going to be Boris by 58 seats. How do…

Boris vs Corbyn: the key seats to watch on election night

12 December 2019 19:52

Will Boris Johnson return to Downing Street on Friday? Or will it be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn? There are now only…

‘Progressive’ Britain is no more if Jeremy Corbyn comes to power

12 December 2019 17:49

At the outbreak of World War I, the Jewish Chronicle, which had been wary of conflict with Germany, threw its…

Magic Grandpa to Free Stuff: The A to Z of the 2019 general election

12 December 2019 15:00

A is for Alliance. All across the country voting pacts and tactical deals are being fixed. These arrangements are helpful…

Jewish activists abused outside Corbyn’s eve of poll rally

12 December 2019 14:21

Jeremy Corbyn held a small rally last night in east London, telling supporters to go and spread the message of…

Today is an exciting and nerve-wracking day for Brexiteers

12 December 2019 6:30

It’s tense for us Brexiteers, isn’t it? We know that if the Tories don’t secure a Commons majority today then…

15 viral videos that could win (or lose) this election

11 December 2019 19:07

Election campaigning has changed in recent years. While the Saturday morning door knock is here to stay, the battle for…

Ten bellwether seats to watch on election night

11 December 2019 18:49

It’s easy to imagine prime ministers on election night, either nervously grinning or groaning in despair when the results for…

Spectator Christmas Present subscription 2019

11 December 2019 17:49

The Spectator’s 2019 Christmas gift offer is now on, and it’s ridiculously good value. A year’s subscription to the magazine…

Two big blunders that will be remembered from this election

11 December 2019 17:38

The two stand-out moments of the campaign? 1) Jeremy Corbyn refusing to say sorry to the Jewish community, in Andrew…

The Brexit Party might still deny Boris his majority

11 December 2019 16:30

The last YouGov constituency-level poll showed a significant closing of the gap between Labour and the Conservatives, with the projected…