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In the UK kicked off parliamentary elections

Thursday, June 8, held in the UK, General elections to the British Parliament. Approximately 46,9 million voters will elect 650 members of Parliament.

The Prime Minister will be the leader of the party that formed a majority in the House of Commons. To form a majority, the party must hold 326 seats.

The main struggle for power in the country is between incumbent Prime Minister and leader of the conservatives, Theresa may and labour leader Jeremy Corbin did. The rating of the labour party in recent times have considerably increased, but favorites are the conservatives.

Recall, the parliamentary elections are early. On holding early elections, the head of the British government, Theresa may announced in April. The reason for this decision was the disagreement in the Parliament in connection with the process of a British exit from the EU.

Elections in the UK take place against the backdrop of enhanced security measures taken after recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London. After the terrorist attack in London many British politicians urged to postpone the elections, however, Theresa may has announced that elections will be held according to schedule.

In the UK kicked off parliamentary elections 08.06.2017

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