WASHINGTON POST: Conservatives lose their majority in British Parliament amid calls for May to resign

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Release date: 9/6/2017

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“It’s sort of like Labour offering a huge platter of beautiful juicy burgers and steak and fried food in front of voters. And the Tories are like, ‘Think about the bill!’ and the voters are like, ‘We don’t want cold radish again!’ ” said Rob Ford, a politics professor at the University of Manchester. “You can see why people find that appealing.”

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TitleConservatives lose their majority in British Parliament amid calls for May to resign
Media name/outletWashington Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date9/06/17
Description“It’s sort of like Labour offering a huge platter of beautiful juicy burgers and steak and fried food in front of voters. And the Tories are like, ‘Think about the bill!’ and the voters are like, ‘We don’t want cold radish again!’ ” said Rob Ford, a politics professor at the University of Manchester. “You can see why people find that appealing.”
URLhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/britain-votes-in-election-torn-between-terrorism-worries-and-brexit-strategies/2017/06/08/5f080504-4aed-11e7-987c-42ab5745db2e_story.html
PersonsRobert Ford