General Election 2019 LIVE: Boris Johnson's Conservatives 'pull off' victory as Jeremy Corbyn expresses sadness at defeat

It was a landslide victory for Boris Johnson’s Conservatives following polling day on Thursday, December 12 – and we are bringing you all of the latest updates and aftermaths throughout Friday, December 13.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:16 pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street to applause while Jeremy Corbyn, right, leaves his home in Islington. Pictures: PA.

It’s Debra here manning the live blog from early on Friday until 2pm, as we look at the local picture and what’s happening nationally. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not lead his party to the next election, and plans to step down “after a period of reflection”. Prime Minister Mr Johnson has pledged to “get Brexit done” by January 31, as planned. Scroll down and refresh for updates.

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