Conservatives hold Dorset South, with Richard Drax returning to Parliament.
The Conservatives maintain their hold on Bournemouth West, with MP Conor Burns returning to Parliament.
Conservative candidate Christopher Chope holds south coast constituency, Christchurch; a safe seat for the Tories since 1983.
Labour holds one of Merseyside’s tightest seats, Wirral West
Three senior Lib Dem MPs have all lost their seats in tonight’s election, further ensuring that it has been a terrible night for the party.