Helen Dale on How Britain's Election Divided the UK


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Conservatives won a decisive and unexpected victory in last week's UK General Election, roundly beating expectations set by pollsters to claim a clear majority in the House of Commons. But the Scottish National Party (SNP) also scored major wins, even beyond what was expected.

As a result, writes Helen Dale, the Tory win and the SNP gains set the stage for a divided nation—and possibly the end of the UK as we know it.