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Conservatives retain power with largest majority since 1987

13 December 2019

The Conservatives have secured a majority of at least 76, with 364 seats. This is the largest majority since 1987. Meanwhile, Labour suffered its worse results since 1935, with 203 seats. 


The Scottish National Party won 48 out of 59 seats - a gain of 13 over the 2017 general elections  This could lead to a second referendum on independence. Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson lost her seat for Dunbartonshire East to SNP and has announced her resignation as party leader.