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The Labor Party has won the election in Great Britain

The Labor Party has won the election in Great Britain

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak won his seat, but in his acceptance speech says Labor won the election: “I called Keir Starmer and congratulated him on his victory”.

London In his victory speech, Labor leader Keir Starmer thanked the party people and voters, but stressed that the hard work begins now.

– I don't promise it will be easy, but we have to start working immediately, Starmer said.

For its part, the Conservative Party is having its worst election in history and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is taking responsibility for the party's electoral defeat in the first report.

– There is a lot to think about and learn from this, Sunak said.

Counting is underway, and just before seven o'clock Finnish time, Labor has reached the 326 seats needed for a majority in parliament.

The survey predicts success

The polls proved them right and the political map in Great Britain is being completely reshaped. Keir Starmer leads Labor to a landslide victory that compares favorably to that managed by former party leader Tony Blair.

After polling closed at 10pm local time, the big poll was released immediately against the backdrop of Big Ben.

According to it, Keir Starmer's Labor Party will win 410 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons, almost doubling the number of members.

The Conservative Party is expected to lose nearly two-thirds of its 131-member parliamentary seats.

If the result is achieved, after two disastrous elections, it will not only win but also get a huge majority, which is a remarkable achievement for the former opposition party.

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– People here and across the country have spoken, they are ready for change, Starmer said in his acceptance speech when he was elected from his constituency.

The BBC's election night was followed across the UK.

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The Conservative Party's worst ever election

Polling polls have proven correct in the past and are seen as a reliable indicator of the bigger picture.

As the Conservatives lose more, many top people leave parliament.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt is one of several ministers set to lose his parliamentary seat. For the Conservatives, it was the worst election in the party's 190-year history.

UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt outside 10 Downing Street.
Jeremy Hunt is the first Chancellor of the Exchequer to lose his parliamentary seat at an election.

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Among other parties, the Liberal Democrats are making strong progress and look set to see a five-fold increase in membership and become the third largest with 61 seats.

Nigel Farage's fledgling right-wing populist party, Reform UK, is doing better than expected and getting its first MPs. Nigel Farage is among that group of about twelve.

One of the losers was the Scottish nationalist party SNP, which was pointed out after the scandal with the party's leader being investigated for financial irregularities. For the SNP, the decision could spell the end of the independence dream.

Nigel Farage in a striped suit surrounded by people during a campaign rally.
Nivgel Farage has previously tried to enter the House of Commons seven times.

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Starmer visits the Prime Minister's residence

It will be gone soon after the election. Conservative Prime Minister Rishi Sunak leaves office today with a speech before meeting King Charles to tender his resignation.

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After that, Keir Starmer heads to Buckingham Palace to be formally installed as Prime Minister. He will give a speech outside 10 Downing Street, where he will be moving immediately.

By the end of the week, the new government is expected to take shape and the new parliament will convene on July 9 to form itself. The actual session begins on July 17 with the King in attendance.

What will change?

In the field of labor Election report Starmer writes that you need to “put an end to the endless Conservative muddle” and ensure that the interests of the country come before the party.

Among the top priorities is a fresh start for the economy, where budgets must be balanced and investments must be strategized.

Three men look at goods in a British window shop.
Among other things, Starmer visited a window company here in Scotland during his election campaign.

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This can be a challenge in a country Columnist at Financial Times Described as a poor country with very rich people.

Crisis-hit public health care, of particular concern to voters, will receive more resources, though it's unclear how it will be funded.

They promised to invest in renewable energy and the previous government's controversial plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda was seen as ineffective and expensive.

Instead, Labor wants access to the criminal gangs responsible for transporting migrants across the English Channel, for which they are proposing new powers for border protection.

Could be a turning point in relations with the EU

Mark Leonard, head of the European Council on Foreign Relations, welcomed in his first comments that Starmer was ready to negotiate a defense deal with Brussels and improve relations with EU countries.

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According to Leonard, Britain will now be governed by politicians who support the rule of law and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

However, Starmere himself has said that Britain will not rejoin the EU in his lifetime.

Defense analyst Camille Grant notes that the country's high status in NATO and strong commitment to Ukraine can be expected to continue, but financial limitations will remain.