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UK PM Johnson's party lose previously safe parliamentary seat

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By Reuters
UK PM Johnson's party lose previously safe parliamentary seat
UK PM Johnson's party lose previously safe parliamentary seat   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party lost control of a previously safe parliamentary seat on Friday in a surprise election result interpreted as a voter backlash against a British leader beset by crises and scandal.

The centrist Liberal Democrats party candidate, Helen Morgan, won the North Shropshire seat by a majority of nearly 6,000 votes, overturning a 23,000 vote Conservative majority from 2019.