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UK Elections 2017: What a hung parliament means for Britain

A national exit poll suggests that Conservatives,expected to expand their majority, may have lost

Liam Stack | NYT 

What seemed like a long shot at the start of Britain’s general election may actually be happening: A national exit poll suggests that the Conservatives, who expected to expand their majority in Parliament, may have lost it instead. That would make it a hung Parliament. Here is what that could mean. What is a hung Parliament? A hung Parliament occurs when no party has won a majority of the seats in the House of Commons. That could mean that no party would have a clear and outright mandate to form the new government. Prime Minister Theresa May called for this ...

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First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 10:55 IST
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