As election night wore on, the fates of politicians from across the political spectrum hung in the balance, with the casualties and survivors. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images
UK election results: Winners and losers
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  • December 13, 2019, 08:04

As election night wore on, the fates of politicians from across the political spectrum hung in the balance, with the casualties and survivors. Winner(...)

British  prime minister Boris Johnson gesturing towards Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons.

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British prime minister Boris Johnson arrives for an EU summit  in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

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Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson reacting as the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during prime minister’s questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons. Photograph: AFP/Getty

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Former Tory party leader Ian Duncan Smith said the 1922 Committee should raise the threshold for nomination so that candidates would need the backing of 10 MPs. File Photograph courtesy BBC

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Conservative MP Justine Greening: “I don’t think I would be able to stay part of a party that was simply a Brexit party that had crashed us out of the European Union.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons  about Brexit, November 22nd. Photograph: PA Wire

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Tánaiste Simon Coveney  and the EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

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