Keir Starmer will the United Kingdom’s next Prime Minister after his Labour Party achieved a decisive victory in the parliamentary election, ending 14 years of Conservative rule.

Labour secured a large majority in the 650-seat parliament, while the Conservatives experienced their worst performance in history, mainly due to public dissatisfaction with the cost of living crisis, failing public services, and numerous scandals.

In his victory speech, Sir Starmer emphasised the beginning of a new chapter for Britain and the importance of hard work to rebuild the country.

Labour won 410 seats, the Conservatives 117, and the Liberal Democrats 70, their best result ever, with a a considerable number of Conservative lawmakers, including senior ministers and former Prime Minister Liz Truss, losing their seats.

Rishi Sunak, the Conservative leader, conceded defeat and acknowledged the need for reflection within his party.

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