Corbyn hails “gains in every nation and region” despite party’s third defeat


Theresa May now has no authority and no mandate, Jeremy Corbyn said today, as he published a video thanking everyone who voted for Labour. He said there was no public wish for a “race to the bottom Brexit”. Corbyn’s position appeared far more secure today, even though Labour lost a third consecutive election, because of the party’s increase in both votes and the number of seats. “Labour has made gains in every nation and region of Britain”, he added.

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