UK polls: Liberal Democrats won’t prop up Conservative govt, say ex-leader Clegg
An exit poll suggested PM Theresa May could fall short of winning a majority.world Updated: Jun 09, 2017 04:23 IST
Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg said on Thursday he could not see any circumstance in which his party would prop up a minority Conservative government in Britain. (Live updates)
An exit poll earlier suggested Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May could fall short of winning a majority in Thursday’s election.
Asked by ITV if there was any circumstance in which the Lib Dems could prop up the Conservatives, Clegg said: “No.”
The Lib Dems had nine seats in British parliament until Thursday’s election. The exit poll projected they would win 14 seats this time.