Byelection defeats live: triple blow for Boris Johnson after Tories lose two seats and party chair resigns

  Latest updates: Oliver Dowden tells PM ‘somebody must take responsibility’ after Labour win Wakefield and Lib Dems overturn huge majority in Tiverton and Honiton * Full report: Tories lose two key seats in same night * Oliver Dowden resigns as party chair after double byelection defeat * Analysis: Byelection defeats cast pall over claim Johnson’s a winner And here are the results of the Wakefield byelection in full. Simon Lightwood (Lab) 13,166 (47.94%, +8.13%) Nadeem Ahmed (C) 8,241 (30.00%, -17.26%) Akef Akbar (Ind) 2,090 (7.61%, +6.60%) David Herdson (Yorkshire) 1,182 (4.30%, +2.38%) Ashley Routh (Green) 587 (2.14%) Chris Walsh (Reform) 513 (1.87%) Jamie Needle (LD) 508 (1.85%, -2.09%) Ashlea Simon (Britain 1st) 311 (1.13%) Mick Dodgson (FA) 187 (0.68%) Sir Archibald Stanton Earl ‘Eaton (Loony) 171 (0.62%) Paul Bickerdike (CPA) 144 (0.52%) Therese Hirst (Eng Dem) 135 (0.49%) Jordan Gaskell (UKIP) 124 (0.45%) Christopher Jones (NIP) 84 (0.31%) Jayda Fransen (Ind) 23 (0.08%) Contin .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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