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A mega new YouGov ballot has forecast Labour would win greater than 400 seats if the final election had been held tomorrow.

The Conservative Social gathering would crash to only 155 seats, that means 210 sitting MPs would lose their jobs (see put up at 15.30).

Some big-name losers are set – in line with the foremost ballot of greater than 18,000 adults – for a “Portillo second” on election night time, shedding their seat as a sitting cupboard minister.

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is forecast to lose his seat of Godalming and Ash (previously South West Surrey). Boundary modifications imply the seat is now a really shut contest with the Lib Dems.

Mr Hunt has a majority of 8,817 votes, however the ballot exhibits he’ll lose to the Lib Dem candidate.

Commons chief Penny Mordaunt is one other huge identify Tory MP forecast to lose her seat of Portsmouth North.

She holds a majority of 15,780 votes, however that’s predicated to be overturned by the Labour candidate.

A loss for Ms Mordaunt could be notably embarrassing as she has been already a two-time contender for the social gathering management, and has been touted as a possible successor to Rishi Sunak.

Defence Secretary Grant Shapps is one other big-name cupboard minister forecast to lose his seat of Welwyn Hatfield.

The prolific cupboard minister, rumoured to be angling for the social gathering management, holds a majority of 10,955 votes, however that seat is forecast to be yet one more Labour acquire.

Former Tory chief Iain Duncan Smith can be predicted to lose his seat of Chingford and Woodford Inexperienced that he has held since 1992.

On the 2019 common election, Mr Duncan Smith received a slim majority of 1,262 votes, and Labour is forecast to decimate that and take the seat.

Different cupboard ministers set to lose their seats embrace:

  • Transport Secretary Mark Harper;
  • Justice Secretary Alex Chalk;
  • Science Secretary Michelle Donelan;
  • Wales Secretary David TC Davies;
  • Chief whip Simon Hart;
  • Lawyer Normal Victoria Prentis;
  • Veterans minister Johnny Mercer;
  • Unlawful migration minister Michael Tomlinson.

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