In pictures: Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds among big-name MPs to lose their seats in General Election

Jimmy Nsubuga

A number of big-name MPs have lost their seats in the General Election, which saw the Conservatives storm to victory with a large majority.

The Tories claimed swathes of the Labour heartlands after the prime minister’s “Get Brexit done” election message hit home with working-class Leave voters.

The result for Labour was so bad its leader Jeremy Corbyn announced he would be resigning.

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The well-known MPs who were ousted included Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, Westminster DUP leader Nigel Dodds, Labour’s Laura Pidcock and Dennis Skinner.