More than a third of seats have now been declared in the UK election.

Conservatives on track for a substantial majority, thus easing the path ahead for Brexit. The result has not been in doubt ever since the exit poll (at 2200GMT on 12 Dec) showed a huge majority for Boris.

Corbyn is addressing supporters now, conceding defeat.

  • its been a disappointing night
  • Brexit contributed to election result
  • I will not lead the party in a future election
  • Not resigning immediately