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Veteran UK Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner loses to Conservatives

Reuters Friday, 13 December 2019
Veteran Labour lawmaker Dennis Skinner lost the seat he had held since 1970 on Friday, as another brick in the "Red Wall" of traditional Labour support fell to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives and their pledge to deliver Brexit.
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Conservative James Fletcher pays tribute to Labour's Dennis Skinner after taking the seat Skinner held for 49 years.

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