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Conservatives gain Thurrock
General election 2010: Thurrock turns blue

The Conservatives have won the seat of Thurrock in Essex. With parliament officially hung every gain by the Conservatives gives David Cameron one extra bargaining chip, both tactically and morally, in trying to form the next government. Jackie Doyle-Price has won the seat by a majority of just 92, with 16,869 votes against the 16,777… Read more »

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The 2010 general election was the tightest for a generation
General election 2010: Britain has a hung parliament

By Ian Dunt Britain has returned a hung parliament after the most dramatic and surprising election night in a generation. All three main party leaders will be disappointed with a night that saw all their expectations thwarted at every turn. General election 2010 results David Cameron failed to secure a majority, although his party came… Read more »