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Partial count in local elections indicates losses for Boris Johnson's party

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Boris Johnson no momento em que chegava para votar em Londres, nesta quinta (5): premiê vinha sendo acuado pelo escândalo do Partygate e pela insatisfação da população com a alta dos preços e do custo de vida

Boris Johnson as he arrived to vote in London, this Thursday (5) : prime minister had been cornered by the Partygate scandal and by the population’s dissatisfaction with the rise in prices and the cost of living| Photo: EFE/ANDY RAIN

The partial results of the UK local elections held on Thursday ( 5), indicate that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party is likely to lose a large number of seats. Before the election, the prime minister was cornered by the Partygate scandal and by the population’s dissatisfaction with the rise in prices and the cost of living.

The British chose the members of 146 unit, metropolitan and district councils in England, 19 advice in Scotland and

in Wales.

According to information from the BBC, the partial calculation indicates that conservatives have already lost more than 330 seats on local councils in England. In Scotland, the Scottish National Party (SNP) was the most voted, with the Labor Party replacing the Conservatives as the second largest party. The SNP added up 20 more directors, while labor gained. The Conservatives Lost 60.

In Wales, the Conservatives lost to Labor the only council they held, Monmouthshire. The final results of the British local elections should be known this Saturday (7).

The regional elections coincided with the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly, where Sinn Fein, a former political wing of the IRA, appears in the partial count as the most voted first choice. If confirmed, it would be the first victory by an Irish nationalist party in the House since the creation of Northern Ireland in Boris Johnson no momento em que chegava para votar em Londres, nesta quinta (5): premiê vinha sendo acuado pelo escândalo do Partygate e pela insatisfação da população com a alta dos preços e do custo de vida .

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