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Nine doctors are elected as MPs

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 09 June 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2823
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

Nine doctors have been elected as MPs in the UK general election, with six representing the Conservative Party, two representing Labour, and one representing the Scottish Nationalist Party.

The election ended in a hung parliament after the Conservative Party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 seats required for an outright victory.

The Labour Party won 261 seats, the Scottish Nationalist Party 35, the Liberal Democrats 12, and, …

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