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European elections results UK: Conservative Party DEMOLISHED in ‘WORST defeat in history’


European elections: This is our worst ever result!” (Image: GETTY)So far the Conservative Party have only won three MEPs, behind the Brexit Party on 28. They are projected to take one more when the figures for Scotland are finalised tomorrow. This would be a dramatic fall of 15 seats on the 2014 results.

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Italy STUNNED as Salvinis League Party win HUGE majority The Conservatives look set to finish in a humiliating fifth, behind the Greens, by number of MEPs.Speaking about the Tory performance after his reelection Mr Hannan said: “I think we’ve done a lot worse than in 1832.

“This is our worst ever result!”The 1832 general election was disastrous for the Tories, with the party taking 175 seats versus 441 for the Whigs.However the final percentage tally for the 2019 European elections, once the final Scottish results are in, will be far lower.Responding to the drubbing Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned there is an “existential risk to our party unless we now come together and get Brexit done”.

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European elections: Nigel Farages Brexit Party topped the UK poll (Image: GETTY)Mr Hunt, who hopes to replace Theresa May in Number 10, said it was a “painful result”.The Conservatives are currently on 8.8 percent of the vote, with 10 out of the UK’s 12 European Parliament regions having declared.

Scotland and Northern Ireland, where neither the Conservatives nor Labour stand, will declare tomorrow.Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said all indications pointed to Baroness Mobarik retaining her seat on a tough night for the party across the UK.This puts them behind the Brexit Party, Liberal Democrats, Labour and Greens.

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European election: The Conservatives look likely to take less than 10 percent of the vote (Image: GETTY)Taking to Twitter Mr Hannan commented: “Sorry to be losing so many experienced and patriotic Conservative MEPs tonight, some good friends among them.

“Thank you for the voters of the home countries for having me back.“Not, I hope, for too long!”Conservative Party chairman Brandon Lewis admitted the Tories had a bad result. He asserted: We knew this would be a difficult night for Conservatives. People want us to deliver Brexit as quickly as possible.

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