The Take: Why is the UK voting for the left as Europe moves to the right?

Voters in the UK are expected to elect the Labour Party for the first time in 14 years.

British opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer speaks at the launch of the Labour Party's manifesto, in Manchester, Britain, on June 13, 2024 [Phil Noble/Reuters]

The Keir Starmer-led Labour Party appears set to win its first UK election in 14 years. But can it capitalise on its gains once it takes the reins?

In this episode: 

  • Anealla Safdar (@anealla) – Al Jazeera’s Europe editor

Episode credits:

This episode was produced by David Enders, Ashish Malhotra, Duha Mosaad and Marcos Bartolome with Amy Walters, Chloe K. Li, Manahil Naveed, Mohammed Zain Shafi Khan, Veronique Eshaya, and our host Malika Bilal. 

Our sound designer is Alex Roldan. Our lead of audience development and engagement is Aya Elmileik. Munera Al Dosari and Adam Abou-Gad are our engagement producers.

Alexandra Locke is The Take’s executive producer. Ney Alvarez is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.

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Source: Al Jazeera