British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to northern England on Saturday to satisfy newly elected Conservative Social gathering legislators within the working class heartland that turned its again on the opposition Labour Social gathering on this week’s election and helped give him an 80-seat majority.
In a victory speech exterior 10 Downing Avenue on Friday, Johnson known as for an finish to the acrimony that has festered all through the nation for the reason that divisive 2016 Brexit referendum, and urged Britain to “let the therapeutic start.”
Johnson’s marketing campaign mantra to “get Brexit finished” and widespread unease with the management model and socialist insurance policies of opposition chief Jeremy Corbyn mixed to offer the ruling Conservatives 365 seats within the Home of Commons, its finest efficiency since get together icon Margaret Thatcher’s final victory in 1987. Labour slumped to 203 seats, its worst displaying since 1935.
Whereas Johnson was on a victory lap Saturday, Corbyn — who has pledged to face down early subsequent 12 months — was underneath hearth from inside his personal get together.
Former legislator Helen Goodman, one in every of many Labour legislators to lose their seat in northern England, advised BBC radio that “the most important issue was clearly the unpopularity of Jeremy Corbyn because the chief.”
Armed along with his hefty new majority, Johnson is about to begin…