European elections results “very disappointing”: UK PM

London, British Prime Minister Theresa May has spoken out about her party’s humiliating night in the European elections, saying she “sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament”.

May, who announced she was resigning as Tory leader on Friday, described the result as “very disappointing”.

The Conservatives have won just four MEPs, securing just 9.1 per cent of the of the vote – their worst ever national election share.

PM May tweeted: “Some excellent MEPs have lost their seats, some excellent candidates missed out. But Labour have also suffered big losses.

“It shows the importance of finding a Brexit deal, and I sincerely hope these results focus minds in Parliament.”

Source: Jordan News Agency