What is a hung Parliament?

What is a hung Parliament?

If May (or her successor from within the party) proves unable to navigate this dynamic, Britain could see the quick collapse of the coalition government and new elections. The surprisingly lackluster performance of the Conservatives in Britain's snap election yesterday has dealt a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May. The Conservatives have eight seats short of the figure needed for simple majority.

May called the early election in hopes of getting an increased majority that could have strengthened her hand in Britain's exit talks with the European Union, with negotiations beginning in 10 days, but she saw her majority evaporate completely. But EU Council President Donald Tusk said: "We know when they must end".

We want to hear from you. Anna Soubry, a Conservative MP, said May would have to consider her position. The party's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage places it at odds with modernizing Conservatives.

DUP leader Arlene Foster told a news conference later that her party will begin discussions with the Tories, suggesting that the deal is not yet in the bag. "When it becomes a matter for me is when people try to redefine marriage".

"I felt passionate about voting to make sure Theresa May knew that young people like me would never support her or a Conservative government", said 23-year-old student Janet Walsh, who voted Labour.

The move has been met with widespread criticism, as questions have been raised about the DUP's stance on homosexuality and abortion.

It will be interesting to see the repercussions of the recent United Kingdom general election. Former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, who was Deputy PM under David Cameron at the time, lost his seat in Parliament last night.

May is under pressure after the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election.

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats.

May experienced a gradual slide during the campaign period, in which a wide gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowed.

The start of Brexit talks due on June 19 risk being pushed back, as the Conservatives debate whether to rethink their strategy.

That did not help May, who in her previous role as interior minister had overseen cuts in the number of police officers. She vowed to take the country out of the EU's single market and customs union, essentially a free-trade zone, radically changing Britain's relationship with one of its biggest trading partners.

Although called as a Brexit election, the campaign was quickly overshadowed by security as two deadly terror attacks, in Manchester and London, struck. Corbyn pointed out that the police force was cut by nearly 20,000 during May's tenure - which was not a message to make the general public feel more secure in the aftermath of terrorist incidents.



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