Friday Briefing: The UK might be the stable one now

Friday Briefing

Eve Maddock-Jones
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“We can look forward again. Walk into the morning, the sunlight of hope, pale at first, but getting stronger through the day.”

This was the message the UK public received from its new Prime Minister Keir Starmer this morning (5 July), after his party achieved a landslide victory in the general election. As the final results come in, Labour has won 411 House of Commons seats out of 650, an increase of 214 compared to the previous election in 2019. 'Clarity and stability': What investors can expect from the incoming Labour government This is the biggest Labour majority since Tony Blair won in 1997, and ends a 14-year run for the Tories in power. The Conservatives ended up with 121 seats, the worst perform...

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