Election in Great Britain: The Tories are lastly gone! | EUROtoday

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It's over. I used to be counting the hours lately. On election night time, over spaghetti pomodoro, I nervously shared my final fears with a buddy about what might go fallacious earlier than it lastly ends. Before the Tories do no extra harm. At least for now. Waiting for Bluesky and X individuals identified to us, for the primary forecast like kids ready for Christmas. Collectively, we have now skilled trauma. On this Friday morning, July 5, 2024, our political hostage-taking ends.

It started 14 years in the past with the consent of the British individuals. David Cameron, the primary Tory prime minister after 13 years of Labour, was elected by the individuals. After that, the individuals have been (nearly) now not consulted. The 4 prime ministers who adopted Cameron within the eight years after his Brexit resignation all got here to energy solely with the votes of their quickly shrinking occasion, whose members are considerably older and richer than the common British individuals.

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