We won the election but suffered badly in places like Canterbury, which I contested.
The Tories and Liberal Democrats face off over a relatively small field of competitive seats, whilst an Independent seeks an upset in East Devon.
Also including: Twickenham, Battersea, Croydon Central, Kingston and Surbiton, and Dewsbury.
Stockton South, Dewsbury, Plymouth Sutton and more.
Too often, we still take our democratic rights for granted.
We open a ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region
We continue our post-match inspection of our battleground profiles with the Liberal Democrat graveyard of the South West.
The second piece in our series explores the intense struggles across the South West of England.
Some figures, courtesy of Ian Warren of Election Data.
Fascinating research from the Fabian Society.