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Good Morning 
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When Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election, it was a given that the PM would return to Downing Street on the back of a landslide.

Yet, that wisdom was shattered when Wednesday'­s YouGov poll showed the Conservati­ves on 310 seats and Labour on 257 seats, leaving the Conservati­ves 16 seats short of a majority. YouGov released another poll on Thursday putting the Conservati­ves only 3 points ahead of Labour. 

Regardless of whether this is a minor hiccup for the Conservati­ves or the turning of the tide for Labour, the message for Insurers and Corporates is clear.

We are living in politicall­y volatile times.


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