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Amber Rudd acknowledges victory before the cameras at Horntye sports hall (photo: Kevin Boorman).

Rudd retains seat with slim majority

No change in Hastings & Rye – but it was a close-run contest, with sitting MP Amber Rudd just retaining her seat as Labour’s Peter Chowney reversed his party’s 2015 decline with a vengeance. The smaller parties found themselves squeezed. Nick Terdre reports on the general election results.

A clutch of candidates: from right, Amber Rudd, Nick Perry, Nicholas Wilson, Bishop Richard Jackson (the exception), Michael Phillips and Peter Chowney.

No great surprises at Hastings hustings

Tuesday night’s hustings at the Hastings Centre was the last chance to catch all five parliamentary candidates in one place, and probably their last chance to impress a large live audience with their proposals. Nick Terdre sampled the atmosphere and the pronouncements.

Labour's Peter Chowney on the campaign trail (Photo: Roberts Photographic).

Candidates corner: what they are saying

As the election campaign draws to a close, here is a round-up of comments received from candidates (some of them) on diverse matters. They are presented in strict alphabetical order of party name.

The 'doormat detritus' that is a traditional part of the democratic process

Election 2017 – the battle of the flyers

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Michael Phillips: Why you should vote Ukip

HOT has invited all five parliamentary candidates for Hastings & Rye to send us an electoral statement saying why they should get your vote. Here is the statement from the Ukip candidate, Michael Phillips.

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