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UK Election Results 2024 LIVE: Labour Party led by Keir Starmer secures over 400 seats
Jul 05, 2024 11:48 am

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak acknowledged the Conservative Party's loss in the 2024 general election on Friday, extending congratulations to Labour Party leader Keir Starmer on his anticipated victory. With Labour securing a commanding 407 seats as of 7:05 AM (UK local time), surpassing the 326-seat majority threshold, Starmer is set to assume leadership, promising a new direction amidst economic challenges and societal unrest. The Conservative Party, facing its most significant electoral setback in two centuries with projections of just 131 seats, is bracing for internal upheaval and a leadership succession following the historic defeat.