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A Conservative landslide paves the way for a Jan. 31 Brexit


December 13, 2019
Subject | Institutional | Macro views

How much of a surprise was Thursday’s UK election outcome? Actually, it was very similar to the seat-by-seat projections we published a month ago, which forecast a clear Conservative majority in Parliament. The difference is that the Conservative Party won a few more seats than we expected (365), as did Labour (203), and the Liberal Democrats did much worse than we anticipated, taking 11 seats.

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