Tories win landslide majority in 'disappointing' election for Labour

Biggest victory since Margaret Thatcher

Anna Fedorova
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Boris Johnson wins big
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Boris Johnson wins big

After a tumultuous few weeks of campaigning, the Conservative party won their largest majority since Margaret Thatcher's 1987 victory in last night’s General Election, while Labour is facing its worst defeat since 1935.

The Tory party has won 364 seats, a 47 seat increase. They are forecast to have a total of 364 seats when all results are counted. Labour, meanwhile, lost 59 seats to end up with 203, in what leader Jeremy Corbyn has called a "very disappointing night" for his party. He has already said he will not lead Labour into the next general election.  The Liberal Democrats only won 11 seats, with leader Jo Swinson losing her seat in East Dunbartonshire, but in Scotland the SNP advanced strongly, gathering 13 extra seats to end up with 48 in total. Managers rotate back to UK domestics ahead ...

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