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New UK PM once said Israel had right to besiege Gaza

Starmer on Gaza Siege.

The opposition Labour Party has won the UK general election by a landslide. The party has secured a 210-seat majority, the biggest in modern British history. 

Keir Starmer is the first Labour Prime Minister in 14 years on the steps of Downing Street, promising to be a Prime Minister for all in a deeply divided country.

If you voted Labour yesterday, we will carry the responsibility of your trust as we rebuild our country. But whether you voted Labour or not, in fact, especially if you did not, I say to you directly, my government will serve you.

Keir Starmer, Labour Prime Minister

His defeated rival addressed the nation one last time:

To the country I would like to say first and foremost, I am sorry. I have given this job my all but you have sent a clear signal that the government of the United Kingdom must change.

Rishi Sunak, Former UK Prime Minister

Sunak held onto his parliamentary seat, but his predecessor Liz Truss wasn't so lucky nor were 11 of his cabinet ministers.

It was a great night for the Liberal Democrats who unseated several prominent conservatives.

Mr. Brexit, Nigel Farage, of the populist anti-immigration Reform UK and three of his fellow candidates, also managed to cross the finish line.

Of note was the vote share won by the different parties. Victorious Labour only won a third of the vote.

And in Muslim majority areas, it saw a sharp decline in support with voters denying their backing over comments made by Sir Keir Starmer regarding the Gaza genocide.

A Siege is appropriate, cutting off power cutting off water?

LBC Host

Certainly, I think that Israel does have that right. It is an ongoing situation.

Sir Keir Starmer, Labour Party Leader

Keir Starmer has won the right to call 10 Downing Street home for the next five years. His critics say not much will change under him.

I think that there will be a curbing of people's free speech and that's my chief concern.

I think economically things will stay much the same. I don't think Labour will do much more than caretake on that front.

There's no money left in this country and they know that but it will be interesting to see whether or not they're more managerial or if they do try and push through some of their more extreme policies.

Joseph Robertson, Independent Political Strategist

After 14 years of conservative rule, the UK has ended up with a cost of living crisis, a crumbling National Health Service, overflowing prisons, and a creaking Police Service.

There are a plethora of other issues, and the new occupant of number 10 Downing Street will now have five years to deliver on his promise of change.

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