Labour party wins the UK election to end 14 year Tory majority in House of Commons

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Labour party wins the UK election

Labour party wins the UK election to the House of Commons after a gap of 15 years replacing Tory OR Conservative party.

UK Election key outcomes


  1. Labour party expects to win more than 400 seats in a house of 650, which represents England, Scotland, wales and northern Ireland since 1922.
  2. UK follows the first past the post system. Each electoral district has between 69,724 and 77,062 electors, so that each MP represents roughly the same number of electors.
  3. The House of Commons of England began to evolve in the 13th and 14th centuries. In 1707 the political union with Scotland happened, and In 1922, the body became the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  4. The house of Lords' or the upper house has no power to reject legislation but only delaying power.
  5. Laws made by Acts of the United Kingdom Parliament can apply to the whole of the United Kingdom including Scotland, due to the continuing separation of Scots lawmany Acts do not apply to Scotland and may be matched either by equivalent Acts that apply to Scotland alone or, since 1999, by legislation set by the Scottish Parliament relating to devolved matters.
  6. In UK Tory party is considered more centrist in its views which makes it more in line with Monarchy's views, whereas the Labour party is more favourable to working classes.

Key outcomes of UK election


Key outcomes:

1. Scotland’s independence movement LED by dominant Scottish National party receives setback, setting back its struggle for independence due to reduced seats in Scotland.


Points to remember

  • Good Friday Agreement, also known as the Belfast Agreement, is a historic peace treaty signed on 10th April, 1998, in Northern Ireland that accepted. It restored self-government to Northern Ireland.
  • The Democratic Unionist party (DUP) is on track to lose three of its eight seats, which would leave Sinn Féin as the Northern Ireland party with most MPs. Sinn Fein has evolved from the former Irish republican army that carried out a very violent Independence movement.

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