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Yorkshire and the Midlands have traditionally been where British elections are won and lost. Yorkshire is perhaps the most demographically and geographically diverse region in England and its distribution of seats goes from the huge sprawling cities of Leeds and Bradford to the small villages that make up a massive constituency such as Haltonprice and Howdon. Whichever party performs best in Yorkshire will probably have the most seats in the new House of Commons on Friday morning. Here are my seven seats to watch.

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Traditionally the capital is seen as Labour territory and the polls would indicate that if anything this bias towards Labour is likely to be exaggerated in this election. I would expect Labour to do much better in London than it will do in the country as a whole. That said, the Conservatives may pick up some seats from the Lib Dems in the capital’s leafier suburbs. UKIP will play much less of a factor in London than in the rest of England with polls and local election results indicating that the party is yet to make a break through in London.  Here are my seven seats to watch.

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The first thing to say about this particular region is that it’s an entirely LibDem free zone. That won’t be unusual after Thursday but today it’s noticeable. If UKIP has a very good night it may win one seat and the party’s voters may determine the balance between Labour and the Conservatives in a number of seats. Still, this is the purest Labour-Conservative contest in the country.

These are my seven seats to watch in the East Midlands:

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