Independent Thinking: UK election reaction special

Keir Starmer’s Labour Party has won an extraordinary victory, ending fourteen years of Conservative government. What does this mean for the UK’s global role?

Audio Published 5 July 2024 Listen time 30 minutes

On this episode

In this recording of a Chatham House event, Bronwen Maddox is joined by an expert panel on the morning of Labour’s landslide win in the UK general election. Will Hutton, Anne McElvoy, James Heappey and Olivia O’Sullivan discuss the Conservatives’ collapse, the new prime minister and his likely cabinet, and what the result means for the UK and its place in the world.

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Independent Thinking is a weekly international affairs podcast hosted by our director Bronwen Maddox, in conversation with leading policymakers, journalists, and Chatham House experts providing insight on the latest international issues.

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