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'Change Begins Now,' says Starmer as Labour Wins Landslide Victory

Keir Starmer's Labour Party has secured a resounding triumph in the UK election. "We did it!" declared Starmer, the incoming Prime Minister, during his victory address. "Change begins now."

In an unexpected turn of events, the outgoing Conservative Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, revealed in his speech during his constituency count earlier that he had called Starmer to concede.

Numerous notable Conservative Party politicians, including Defence Minister Grant Shapps and Education Minister Gillian Keegan, were ousted from their seats.

The Liberal Democrats experienced a significant surge in support, while the populist right-wing Reform UK party garnered backing from disillusioned Conservative voters, securing a number of parliamentary seats.

The Scottish National Party (SNP) encountered what party leader John Swinney described as a "very poor result," losing dozens of seats.

Key issues for voters included the cost of living, the health service, and housing.

The Labour leader, who will assume the role of the UK’s next Prime Minister, is currently addressing supporters in London.

"Change begins now," he reiterated to enthusiastic cheers. "And it feels good, I have to be honest. Four and a half years of work, changing the party.

"This is what it is for. A changed Labour Party, ready to serve our country, ready to restore Britain to the service of working people."


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