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Keir Starmer speaking to Labour campaigners after the exit poll confirmed a Labour landslide.

General election 2024

What happens now Labour has won the general election?

The UK general election was held Thursday 4 July 2024, with the Labour Party winning a commanding majority and 412 seats. Here we set out what happened before and during the general election, how Labour and the civil service prepared for the outcome, and what the result means for government.

The King’s Speech: What does it reveal about Keir Starmer’s priorities for government?

What does Starmer’s legislative agenda tell us about Labour's plans for government? Register now for our webinar on Wednesday 17 July with Chris White, Jill Rutter, Alex Thomas, and Hannah White.

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Starmer meeting the King

The precarious state of the state

Many of the UK's problems will require immediate attention from whoever holds the keys to No.10 on 5 July. Our report sets out the scale and severity of the challenges that will define the next government's first years in power.

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Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak during the ITV leaders debate.

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