Sun Mar 5, 2017 10:15AM
British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) poses with newly elected Copeland MP Trudy Harrison (R) outside the Houses of Parliament on March 1, 2017 in London. (AFP)
British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) poses with newly elected Copeland MP Trudy Harrison (R) outside the Houses of Parliament on March 1, 2017 in London. (AFP)

It is argued that the UK’s 2017 by-election shed a blazing light on future of the British political landscape. Four party leaders including one of them as a candidate are affected by the results.

It has strengthened May’s position, shook Corbyn’s position, diminished last hopes of UKIP and disappointed Liberal Democrats.