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Monday, 11 June, 2001, 07:14 GMT 08:14 UK

Talking Point



What should they do first?
Labour has swept to another landslide victory. Do you expect Tony Blair to stick to his promises? And what do you want the government to do most?
Was Hague right to resign?
William Hague has announced his decision to stand down as leader of the Conservative Party as soon as a successor is elected. Was he right to resign?
What next for David Trimble?
Unionists opposed to the Good Friday Agreement have made significant gains in the general election, and the peace process is once more under pressure. What should Northern Ireland's parties do now?
Thatcher - a help or a hindrance?
Lady Thatcher returned and the crowds turned out. But did her high-profile appearances on the campaign trail do the Conservative party more harm than good?

Apathy - why was the election snubbed?
Turnout at this year's general election plunged to an 80-year low with around 60% of the electorate casting a vote. Why did so many people stay at home?

Tactical voting - did you swing it?
Tactical voting might be negative, but it makes a difference. Thousands of people used the Internet to plan tactical voting in this election. Were you one of them?

Why did the Conservatives do so badly?
Blair's election landslide has left the Conservative Party in tatters. Was it their policies, or William Hague himself, that made the Conservatives so unpopular at the polls.

Liberal Democrats - a new opposition?
The Liberal Democrats have gained ground in this election, securing a number of new seats and increasing their vote share. What does it mean for them in the next parliament?

The next big vote - the euro?
With the general election out of the way, the next national vote is likely to be on the euro. Do you agree with a referendum, and do you think the UK is ready to embrace the euro?

Memories are made of these...
The election is nearly over. What will be your abiding recollections of the campaign - policies, personalities, promises or punches?

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