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Johnson kept his pre-election cabinet, but promised it would change after Brexit. Today, it was that day. Politicos around the country were glued to TV and computer screens as cameras broadcasted Downing Street. Everyone wanted to see who came and went, a great indicator of change.

On December 12th, 2019, the United Kingdom has an early general election where the opposition Labour Party was resoundingly defeated in favor of a Conservative majority. However, the more interesting result came from Scotland where the SNP (Scottish National Party) won a large majority of the seats to Westminster. This has raised the question about whether Scotland wanted to gain independence from the United Kingdom, or was this just a result of the first past the post system.