Election results June 2017

By loving independence so much, the SNP may have killed it

9 June 2017 15:50

When Alex Salmond lost the Scottish independence referendum, he sought to console himself and the ranks of the vanquished by…

It would have been wiser of Theresa May to show some contrition and humility

9 June 2017 13:13

Theresa May was determined to suggest that nothing had really changed in her statement outside Downing Street after seeing the…

The DUP’s wildest dreams have just come true

9 June 2017 12:32

If the election result has severely weakened Theresa May, it has correspondingly strengthened another female politician – Arlene Foster, the…

If Theresa May was the election’s biggest loser, Nicola Sturgeon was its second greatest loser

9 June 2017 11:53

Comeuppance is a dish best served scalding hot. That’s the first thing to be said about this glorious election result.…

Why Theresa May needs a deputy Prime Minister

9 June 2017 11:26

Bizarrely, many of the Cabinet haven’t yet heard from Theresa May or her closest aides. Number 10 need to get…

The chances of a catastrophic Brexit have just dramatically increased

9 June 2017 10:45

Sterling plunges on the currency markets. Middle Eastern oil money flees London. A Prime Minister resigns in mysterious circumstances, and…

To survive, Tories must compromise with Remainers – and Corbynism

9 June 2017 10:13

Regardless of who leads it, the Conservative Party now has the opportunity to cling to office, possibly even for the…

Exclusive video: triumphant Jeremy Corbyn arrives at Labour HQ

9 June 2017 8:34

The BBC’s footage of Jeremy Corbyn’s arrival at Labour HQ stops at the revolving door. Fear not: Steerpike brings you…

This election proves it: every vote counts

9 June 2017 8:16

Well, fabulous day for democracy, no? Not the outcome exactly – the Tories lost, but Labour didn’t win – so…

Boris vs David Davis – the most likely battle for the Tory leadership

9 June 2017 7:02

Having squandered the Conservative majority, Theresa May is coming under pressure to resign. It’s not just from Jeremy Corbyn and…

What went wrong for the Tories?

9 June 2017 6:22

Inside CCHQ there is a sense that three things cost them their majority in this election. First, the public were…

Theresa May’s election gamble has backfired spectacularly

9 June 2017 6:17

Theresa May’s election gamble has backfired spectacularly. As things stand, the result of the General Election is a hung Parliament.…

There’s only one solution: a coalition between the two parties

9 June 2017 4:41

How utterly, utterly miserable it could be for a minority Conservative government. They can forget their lacklustre, un-costed manifesto now.…

Revealed: Tories’ hung Parliament briefing lines

9 June 2017 2:51

Senior Conservatives insist that they don’t recognise the exit poll, which predicts a hung Parliament. But privately they appear to…

The end of Brexit Britain

9 June 2017 2:13

‘Brexit means Brexit’ may have been the most gormless slogan ever uttered by a British politician – a species not…

George Osborne’s sweet revenge

8 June 2017 23:28

According to the exit poll, the Conservatives are on not on course for a majority, instead a hung Parliament is…

The pound plunges as markets start to take in the enormity of May’s blunder

8 June 2017 22:54

The pound has plunged sharply on the exit poll, as markets start to come to terms with the idea that…