>> Of many of the seats declared in Britain's parliamentary election. It seems the UK could be on course to political stalemate and a possible hung parliament. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May's, ruling the sorties looking like they won't secure an overall majority. I'm Reuters' Jacob Greaves reporting from Westminster, where it seems May has won her seat, but lost the gamble to call this snap election back in April.
>> I have just chaired a meeting of the cabinet.>> Then she hoped to increase the number of seats she held in Parliament, increase the majority, and strengthen her hand going into all-important Brexit negotiations. Now that gamble seems ill-judged.>> The Conservative Party candidate has been duly elected.
>> The Conservatives are still set to be the largest party in parliament, but falling short of that magic number. The 326 seats is needed to form an overall majority. They are able to pass legislation without needing other parties on board as well.>>
>> The main benefactors of their loses seemed to be the main opposition, the Labor Party.
Made it in Scotland and around the UK perhaps have been buoyed by a higher voter turn-out, the highest since 1997 it seems likely to be.>> Politics has changed.>> And Jeremy Corbyn, the Labor leader, and winning a seat, spoke of the need for Theresa May, the Prime Minister, to step down as a result of this election.
Some of the Labor Party have also spoken of the possibility of forming a minority government. There's also likely to be those in the Conservative Party itself questioning the future of their leader and the Prime Minister, Theresa May. Of course, this all has major ramifications of Brexit negotiations that are just around the corner with the EU.
They are set to begin in just ten days time.