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Veteran Labour politician Dennis Skinner , 87, has lost the seat he had held since 1970 after being defeated by Conservative Mark Fletcher . Why did 2019 prove to be an election too Far For the so-called Beast of Bolsover?
Dennis Skinner was not present at, having recently undergone hip surgery.
His absence held a sad irony, given that he has been very much an ever-present in British politics for The Best part of five decades.Dennis Skinner famously used his fearsome forefinger to hammer home his points
His humorous heckles at The State Opening of Parliament became one of the endearing features of Commons Life , where he became well-known for expressing his republican beliefs by heckling during The Queen 's Speech ceremony.Dennis Skinner (l), seen marching on Parliament with miners' president Arthur Scargill , represented Bolsover, a former industrial area
Within his Mr Skinner was, for Many years, seen as part of the landscape.Hurt " to vote Conservative But she had "no faith" in Labour's leadership
Lifelong Bolsover resident and mother-of-six Mandy McKenna, 36, said people stopped trusting in Labour.Malcolm Tomlinson says he could not vote for Jeremy Corbyn
Former miner Malcolm Tomlinson , 75, who took part in two strikes, said he voted Conservative and was happy with the result.
"Bolsover hasn't had much money spent on it. I never see Dennis Skinner around. "
He described the Labour Party as "crippled" by the result.Nicky Cann said Dennis Skinner was "a good MP"
Nicky Cann, 29, who works in a pub said he also felt a sense of sadness.Rosalie Welton, (right) pictured with her friend Wendy O'Brien, said she "felt like a traitor" for not supporting Labour
"We have absolutely Nothing - it's disgraceful.Karen Hepworth says the area has been neglected
Troy Kissane, a plumber from Shirebrook, would not reveal how he voted But said Mr Skinner had, "had his time".
"Shirebrook has had a huge amount of immigration to deal with and it's had a massive effect on things like doctors' surgeries.
"It's time for a fresh face. "
But at the miners' welfare charity in Shirebrook, the post-election mood was one of disbelief and deflation.
"Most of us would rather chop our hands off than put a cross in a box for a Tory. We never thought we would see This Day . "Alan Gascoyne says he has had a "few arguments" with former miners who have voted Conservative in this election
And yet, Mr Gascoyne admits he does know some former miners who have voted Conservative.
"I've had a few arguments with people," he said. "Basically, there are two things that keep getting mentioned. The Labour Party is seen as having stalled Brexit. When Theresa May got that deal, we should have supported it and got out.
"I suspect that, even though Dennis Skinner voted for Brexit, he has been tarred with that brush.
"And The Other thing is Jeremy Corbyn . People don't like Him . It feels As If the Labour leadership are London-based and have forgotten about these solid Labour areas. And people think, 'Well, we'll show them'. "Vote Share Party % Share CON 47. 4% LAB 35. 9% BRX 9. 0% LD 3. 8% GRN 1. 7% IND 1. 1% Vote Share change since 2017 Lost Gained BRX +9. 0 CON +6. 9 GRN +1. 7 IND +1. 1 LD +0. 9 LAB -16. 0
Certainly, Mr Skinner's Conservative successor Mark Fletcher , who took 47% of the vote, as the chart above shows, is conscious that he has big boots to fill.
In an emotional tribute to The Veteran , Mr Fletcher said: "Dennis Skinner has served this seat with tremendous distinction. He has been a wonderful constituency MP and he has inspired millions of people.
"I'm very sad he can't be Here , because I haven't found a street that I've walked up and down in this constituency where Dennis hasn't helped somebody.
"Dennis, if you're watching, I want you to know the love and affection of the people of Bolsover is very much still with you. "
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