Political WorldView Podcast: Understanding The UK General Election

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The Political WorldView team — the University of Birmingham’s Adam Quinn, Christalla Yakinthou, and Scott Lucas — are joined by UK politics expert Mark Goodwin to make sense of the surprising outcome of the UK General Election, and what happens next amidst the uncertainty of a minority Conservative Government and embattled Prime Minister Theresa May.

How did the Conservatives fail to obtain their anticipated majority, even a landslide? Is this a lasting resurgence for the opposition Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn? Has UK politics shifted for good with the influx of youth participation? Will May survive? Will the Conservatives survive an arrangement to govern with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party?

All this and more in 72 minutes….

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Theresa May addresses UK House of Commons, June 13, 2017

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