Postponed for a year due to the epidemic, these elections required 48 million voters to renew some 5,000 seats in England’s 143 local legislatures, to choose a mayor in the capital London, and new territories in the countries of Wales and Scotland Parliaments should be allowed to be appointed.
It’s a big day, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a video posted on Twitter on Thursday, asking the British to go to the polls and vote for their Conservative Party and vote against only one protest
Playing political games, according to him.
Open from 7 am local time, offices will close at 10 pm. Results are expected very slowly only on Fridays and throughout the weekend.
In Scotland, a province of 5.5 million inhabitants, they would potentially be decisive for the future of the United Kingdom.
If separatists in power win a majority in the local parliament, the head of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon, intends to pressurize the central government in London to hold a new referendum after independence.
In 2014, Scots chose 55% to live in the UK. An argument was put forward by Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has the last word to strongly oppose a new consultation, which it cannot, according to
Once per generation.
A different reference
Supporters of a new referendum say that Brexit, 62% opposed by the Scots, Has changed the situation. Also the epidemic, which increased the popularity of Nicola Sturgeon, was credited with good management of the health crisis.
Promises increase after months of survey SNPAnd a majority in favor of independence may be disenchanted by the party. A Savante Com.com poll was conducted for the newspaper Scotsman Predicted the worst score since coming to power in 2007, with 59 seats (-2) out of 129.
It is actually played on the edge of a razor.
Ms. Sturgeon encouraged her supporters to vote.
In the absence of a majority, its formation would, however, be able to rely on the new patron of the Greens and former Scottish leader Alex Salmond’s new Alba party, Nicola Sturgeon, who became their rival after the rift within the independence camp.
I’m all for Nicola Sturgeon, because I think she was great during the epidemicSaid that 60-year-old Lorna McLurrey interviewed a cleaning ladyAFP And Glasgow.
I want freedom
Raghav Jai, a 35-year-old student, would like to live in the UK:
So, you know who I will not vote for.
Johnson put to the test
These elections represent a test for Boris Johnson following a tidal wave of Conservatives in legislative elections with the promise of achieving Brexit at the end of 2019, Now applicable.
A test for Keir Starr, the leader of the Labor opposition, whose party has raised head-to-shoulder with the election for the first time since its historic defeat in the MLA elections in April 2020.
We fight for every voice, He said on Wednesday.
Whatever the outcome, I will take responsibility for it.
Building on the success of the coronavirus vaccination campaign, Boris Johnson remains in the polls, despite numerous scandals, including funding for the renovation of his official apartment, and a very heavy pandemic toll – leaving more than 127,500 dead.
After the resignation of the outgoing elected official accused of sexual harassment, Hartlepl, in the north-east of England, is particularly crystallized in the vicinity of the Labor stronghold.
After the decision in 2019, a symbol was dropped by the preservatives
Red wall Labor, areas that are affected by the fragmentation of the north of England.
In london, the Labour Is in a much better condition. Five years after becoming the first Muslim mayor of a large Western capital, Shram Sadiq Khan has been awarded the winner for a second term, far ahead of the conservative Shaun Bailey.
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