Seats held by Labour for generations across the Midlands and north of England are won by the Tories.Read more
CON GAIN FROM LAB
Change compared with 2017
Antony Higginbotham has been elected as the MP for Burnley, beating Labour's Julie Cooper by 1,352 votes.
The Conservative Party overturned a 6,353 vote majority to take the formerly Labour-held seat.
Gordon Birtwistle of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Brexit Party's Stewart Scott came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 1.7 percentage points since the last general election.
Nearly 39,000 people, 60.6% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.
Three of the seven candidates, Charlie Briggs (Burnley & Padiham Independent Party), Laura Fisk (Green) and Karen Helsby Entwistle (independent) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.
This story was created using some automation.
Conservatives have taken Burnley from Labour.
Antony Higginbotham unseats Julie Cooper thanks to a 9.6% swing.
He secured a majority of 1,352 votes.
Lancashire political correspondent, BBC News
At a number of Lancashire’s 16 counts, you can see huddles of worried-looking people wearing red rosettes.
The Conservatives tried to brand this as the ‘Brexit election’ and it seems that might have been the case.
In seats where around two-thirds of the electorate voted to Leave the EU in 2016, the Tories are hoping to make gains.
Blackpool South and Hyndburn look particularly vulnerable as does Burnley – where there hasn’t been a Conservative MP for more than 100 years.
Labour's Julie Cooper holds Burnley, which was the Lib Dems' top target in the North West.
Ms Cooper was defending a majority of 3,244.
Burnley's Lib Dem stalwart Gordon Birtwistle lost out for second time.
He was defeated by Ms Cooper in 2015.