'Yes!': Abbott Reacts to Swinson Seat Loss During Count in London

Diane Abbott, the shadow home secretary, was caught on camera in Hackney celebrating Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson losing her seat on Friday, December 13.

“Yes,” Abbott is heard saying in the video, taken by local journalist Elizabeth Rushton. She added “Get in!” Rushton said.

Labour’s Meg Hillier retained her seat in Hackney South and Shoreditch, but it was a disastrous night for Labour at the polls, with the Conservatives securing a comfortable majority. Credit: Elizabeth Rushton/Hackney Citizen via Storyful