Every dam eventually has to break. At the recent General Election, that dam broke spectacularly. It was so unexpected, most media experts and almost every politician had not anticipated something on this scale.
Today the House of Commons convened for the first time since the General Election. The first few days of a new parliament are dominated by administrative and procedural matters, such as electing a new Speaker of the House of Commons.
After a hard-fought General Election campaign, called to break the Brexit gridlock in the House of Commons, Great Yarmouth's Conservative candidate Brandon Lewis has emerged victorious after securing election for the fourth time.