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A Conservative majority? Only a catastrophic exit poll error could put that in doubt now

Boris Johnson is almost certainly returning to No 10

By Paula Surridge  

Voters at St Bride's polling station in central London. Photo: Roger Garfield/EMPICS Entertainment

So, despite a day of rumours and speculation the exit poll confirms the broad picture that the final opinion polls painted yesterday. The Conservatives are expected to win 368 seats, more than enough for Boris Johnson to push ahead with his Brexit deal and take Britain out of the EU at the end of January. For those seeking some signs there may, yet, be hope of a different outcome the question is always “Is the exit…

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