David Cameron on course to lead a majority Conservative Government after extraordinary and unexpected night
‘David Cameron is on the verge of celebrating an extraordinary and unexpected general election victory today as election results are set to deliver him a second term as Prime Minister and the first majority Conservative government for nearly 20 years.
He pledged to unite the country , “reclaim the mantle of One Nation” and implement further devolution “as soon as possible” after Scottish nationalists romped to victory by winning 56 of Scotland’s 59 seats at the expense of Labour and the Liberal Democrats, who lost a string of high profile figures.
There was speculation that Ed Miliband would be forced to resign as Labour leader after a disastrous result – failing to turn a strong campaign performance into votes.’
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