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A polling professional has despatched Sir Keir Starmer and the Labour a dire warning – hours after the get together claimed a landslide victory within the General Election.

Sir Keir and the Labour Party stormed to energy, as voters vented their anger on the Tories.

Labour is ready to take 412 seats with a majority of 174, with one end result but to be declared.

The Tories have suffered their worst electoral defeat in historical past, with the get together forecast to win simply 122 seats. Rishi Sunak needed to face a resurgent Reform Party, that secured the third-largest vote share of 14 p.c.

Yet regardless of Labour’s big majority, polling professional Sir John Curtice has warned Labour its reputation continues to be “limited”.

Writing in The Times, he mentioned: “In the most disproportional electoral outcome in British electoral history, Labour’s strength in the new House of Commons is a heavily exaggerated reflection of the party’s limited popularity in the country.

“It is an consequence which will effectively breathe new life into the controversy about electoral reform, maybe not least inside the Conservative Party.”

Sir John additionally famous that Labour most probably misplaced voters to the Greens and that it had been badly hit by its assist for Israel’s conflict in Gaza.

The political scientist additionally believes that voters had didn’t embrace Labour – regardless of rejecting the Tories.