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Heavy Local Election Losses for UK Conservatives as Labour Gains Momentum

Heavy Local Election Losses for UK Conservatives as Labour Gains Momentum

Newly elected British Labour MP Chris Webb, right, with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer celebrating at Blackpool Cricket Club, England, Friday May 3, 2024 after being declared winner in the Blackpool South by-election. The by-election was triggered after the resignation of Scott Benton. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

Article: LONDON (AP) – The Conservative Party in Britain suffered significant losses in local elections on Friday, increasing expectations that the Labour Party will regain power after 14 years in the upcoming general election. Labour gained control of councils in England that they haven’t held for decades and triumphed in a special parliamentary by-election. If […]