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May no longer able to win outright majority in parliament - Reuters calculations
June 9, 2017 / 4:53 AM / 5 months ago

May no longer able to win outright majority in parliament - Reuters calculations

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May can no longer win an outright majority in parliament, Reuters calculations based on partial results of the election showed on Friday.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Conservative Party's Headquarters after Britain's election in London, June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

After the results of 633 seats were declared, May’s party was on 308 seats and therefore no longer able to reach the 326 mark it would need to claim a majority in Britain’s 650-seat parliament.

Reporting by Kylie Maclellan; writing by William James; editing by Alistair Smout

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