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UK to hold crucial regional, local elections

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UK to hold crucial regional, local elections

UK to hold crucial regional, local elections

Millions of voters in the UK get their chance to have a say on how politicians have handled the pandemic and Brexit, as voters in Scotland and Wales will choose new parliaments.


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