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|Top three parties at a glance|
|Swing: 0.67% from Labour to Conservative|
|John Mann||Labour Elected||25,018||50.46|
|David Dobbie||Liberal Democrat||5,570||11.24|
|Andrea Hamilton||UK Independence Party||1,779||3.59|
|Grahame Whithurst||Independent 5||407||0.82|
GENERAL ELECTION 2010 - LIVE BLOG
GENERAL ELECTION 2010 – LATEST NEWS
1:17am Thursday 20th May 2010
The Liberal Democrats could continue getting taxpayer subsidies for opposition parties despite entering government, it has been revealed.
2:56pm Thursday 20th May 2010
The elections watchdog demanded "urgent changes" after condemning failings that left hundreds of people unable to vote on May 6.
4:06am Thursday 20th May 2010
Chancellor George Osborne reaffirmed his commitment to cutting corporation tax in an effort to boost the economic competitiveness of British firms.
11:52pm Thursday 20th May 2010
The new coalition Government is committed to setting up a "judge-led inquiry" into allegations of British security services complicity in torture overseas, the Foreign Secretary has confirmed.
6:25pm Thursday 20th May 2010
Lord Mandelson and Lord Adonis have stepped down from the shadow cabinet to allow their roles to be taken by Labour MPs, the party has confirmed.
4:14pm Thursday 20th May 2010
Labour has caved in to complaints from candidates for the party leadership by allowing them an extra 13 days to gather nominations.
8:28am Thursday 20th May 2010
Left-wing Labour MP Diane Abbott has announced she is running for the party leadership, becoming the first woman to enter the race.
12:44pm Thursday 20th May 2010
David Cameron's controversial bid to reform a key Tory backbench committee has been passed by his MPs.
10:28pm Wednesday 19th May 2010
David Cameron and Nick Clegg will unveil the full details of their historic coalition deal, insisting they have found enough common ground to stay in power for five years.
4:39pm Wednesday 19th May 2010
Former health secretary Andy Burnham is set to become the fifth contender in the race to succeed Gordon Brown as Labour leader.