The exit poll numbers in full:
Conservatives: 368 (set to win majority)
Labour: 191 (predicted to lose 71 seats)
Scottish National Party: 55
Liberal Democrats: 13
Brexit Party: 0
The exit poll was conducted at 144 polling stations by Ipsos Mori which included 22790 interviews. In the exit poll voters are asked to fill in a mock ballot paper as they leave to indicate how they voted. In 2017, the exit poll correctly predicted a hung parliament.
This is the UK’s third general election in under 5 years and it is the first one to take place in December since 1923.
The pound has increased from $1.3162 to above $1.34 meaning it has increased by more than 2%.
Tory Party Chairman James Cleverly said: “I’ve always felt polls should be taken with a degree of caution… we want to see if it plays out”.
Sky’s election analyst, Michael Thrasher said: “Jeremy Corbyn will go down as one of the worst leaders in Labour history”.
In 2017, Karen Lee won the Lincoln seat however this was only by 1538 votes.
(This information has been sourced from BBC News and Sky News)