The Conservative Party has won an overall majority in Britain’s general election, passing the 326-seat threshold with constituencies still to declare and surpassing polling predictions.
As at the time of publishing this report, The Conservatives had won 351 seats, Labour had 202, The SNP had 46 and the Liberal Democrats had 10 seats. Forty-one seats are yet to be declared.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it would give him a mandate to ‘get Brexit done’ and take the UK out of the EU next month.
Labour has lost seats across the North, Midlands and Wales in places which backed Brexit in 2016.