What a night!
You'd think we'd have learned over the last couple of years not to second guess the electorate, but there
won't be many people in Cambridgeshire who would have predicted this
morning Labour would have won Peterborough and had a huge swing in Cambridge.
We knew Peterborough was in Labour's sights,
but few really believed that Conservative Stewart Jackson would end his 12-year
stint as the city's MP. But Labour's Fiona Onasanya was the one to unseat him -
with a tight majority of just 607.
Meanwhile, everyone I spoke to predicted
another close fight between Labour and the Liberal Democrats in Cambridge, but
in the end it was far from it. Daniel Zeichner won convincingly with a majority
of 12,661 over Julian Huppert.
Elsewhere, Cambridgeshire's other Conservative MPs have kept their seats, some increasing
But also we've seen a surge in support for Labour in their
seats and the bottom fall out of the UKIP vote.