Owen Jones: The result: hung parliament – Election Daily podcast

Owen Jones, Jonathan Freedland and Heather Stewart discuss another momentous shift in the political landscape after Theresa May’s snap election resulted in the Conservatives losing their parliamentary majority

A snap election called by Theresa May to produce a “strong and stable government” has produced the opposite: a hung parliament in which the Conservatives are the largest party and who now must rely on the votes of the Democratic Unionist party to govern. It has been a disastrous miscalculation from the prime minister who has vowed to stay in Downing Street in order to begin the Brexit talks.

Joining Heather Stewart, Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones with barely a wink of sleep between them is the Guardian’s Ireland correspondent Henry McDonald.

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