After winning a safe majority in the election, the Conservatives are now forming the next government.

In recent elections, Conservative leaders have had to negotiatie with other parties to get their help in making a group of over 325 MPs.

In 2010, David Cameron had to join with the Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats to reah the magic number of MPs.

He then won a slim majority in 2015, but in 2017 Theresa May had to make a deal with the Democractic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland.

In this election, the Tories took 364 seats, so they will be able to form a government right away. So, what happens next?

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1. Requesting to form a government

After every election, a leader has to go to the Queen and ask her permission to form a government.

This is just part of the ceremony, and the Queen is expected to always say yes.

Boris Johnson went to Buckingham Palace at about 11am, where he talked with the Queen for around 20 minutes.

2. Making speeches

When they win a seat in parliament, MPs make a speech to their constituency.

Leaders often use this as an opportunity to talk about their campaign and result so far.

At his count in Uxbridge, Boris Johnson said "You may only have lent us your vote, not thinking of yourself as a natural Tory. you may intend to return to Labour.

"If that is the case, I am humbled you did vote for us, and we won't take it for granted.

"We now represent a historic mandate, and we must rise to it."

Leaders often make a speech outside Downing Street once the have seen the Queen, but the Tory leader waited until after 3pm

3. Getting some sleep

Mr Johnson wrapped up his speech in Uxbridge by saying "Let's get Brexit done, but first, let's get breakfast done."

Leaders will have been awake for many trying hours at this point, so there is a pause in politics while they all rest up.

4. Writing a Queen's Speech

A date to start the next parliament will have been set before the election began, and business decided a number of days beforehand.

After that, Tories will decide their priorities, and make them into a speech for the Queen to read at the state opening of parliament.

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5. State opening of parliament

The Queen comes to the Westminster to officially open each new parliament.

This is one of the biggest ceremonies in British politics, where the monarch is shut out of the House of Commons and MPs are expected to go to the House of Lords to hear her speak.

After that, MPs debate the speech written for her. there have previously been threats from strong opposition parties to vote down the speech, but this will not be a danger for the new government.

What's happens for the opposition:

Jeremy Corbyn of Labour has said he will wait let his party choose a new leader, then resign.

He has faced doubts before, but these were silenced by his surge in the 2017 election. However, he ultimately lost, and this second loss has sealed his fate.

At his count, he stated he would not lead Labour into another electionand spoke of a 'period of reflection' in his party.

Labour has lost all but one seat in Scotland, a country it used to dominate, while its so-called heartlands in the north also turned blue.

Once Corbyn announces a timeline for his departure, a leadership race will get underway. So far bookies favourites are shadow Brexit secretary Kier Starmer and Emily Thornberry. 

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Nicola Sturgeon is pressing ahead to get a new Scottish referendum, and has said she will make the case for another vote to the Scottish parliament next week.

She said: "This is not about asking any Westminster politician for permission. This is not a demand the SNP is making, this is a right for Scotland."

Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson immediately quit on losing her seat. She said in a speech that she "doesn't regret" being a pro-remain party.

"I am proud Liberal Democrats have been the unapologetic voice of remain in this election.

"Obviously, it hasn't worked. But I don't regret trying."

This means her party will have their second leadership contest in six months. The previous runner-up, Ed Davey, will run the party alongside Baroness Sal Brinton in the meantime.

The Brexit Party won two per cent of the vote, but zero seats. Talking to the BBC, leader Nigel Farage said he was proud of 'killing off' the possibility of a second referendum.

"I killed off the Lib Dems and hurt Labour. Would I like to have won a few seats? Yes of course."

In Hartlepool, Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice won 25 per cent of the vote, but came third behind the Conservatives and Labour, who won the seat.

Northern Irish parties will continue to campaign against Brexit, while the Greens will continue to campaign for action against climate change and a new voting system, which would see their 1 MP increased to around 17 MPs.