They say that the hung Parliament makes both a “soft” Brexit (staying in the single market) and a chaotic Brexit (no deal) more likely than before.
Former Tory Chancellor George Osborne reckons: “Hard Brexit went in the rubbish bin tonight.”
If Theresa May does not resign, but the party decide to make a challenge on her leadership, the following steps will need to be taken:
Theresa May called this election as “a referendum on herself and she has lost, I don’t see how she can carry on”, she adds.
Ms Cooper voted against Jeremy Corbyn in last year’s leadership election, but now stresses “he won twice and that’s why the party came together in this campaign to achieve this result”.
It has been a mixed result for the Lib Dems. They have so far gained 8 seats and lost 3, including former leader Nick Clegg’s Sheffield seat.
The party has on average seen a …