How will the general election result affect Brexit? What happen if the Conservatives win?
The Prime Minister has stressed that EU exit talks will begin just 11 days after the people of Britain vote in the general election on Thursday.
It is thought that Theresa May might actually have more political leeway to make compromises with the EU if she wins a large majority at home.
EU leaders are watching the general election in the UK closely as they decide what negotiating position to take in upcoming Brexit talks.
Britain faces battles over the size of the EU exit bill and the role of the European Court of Justice if the UK retains access to the single market.
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform (CER), said Britain is more likely to crash out without a deal if it refuses to make compromises on these issues.
“It is hard to see how Theresa May will be able to make those compromises if she has a small majority,” Mr Grant said.
“If she has a large majority, she can afford to have a Tory rebellion on the back benches…
“A large majority means she is more able to choose if she makes compromises. We don’t know if she really wants to.”
In contrast, a hung parliament would leave Mrs May in a very weak position because she would have less than half the seats in Parliament.
If the Tories had a minority government, MPs from other parties could join together to reject the final Brexit deal with the EU.
Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that Labour would vote against any final Brexit deal unless businesses keep the “exact same benefits” that they have inside the EU.
“We’re very clear that there has to be unfettered access to the European market, otherwise the threat to jobs in this country is absolutely huge,” he said in March.
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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron leaped on the election announcement to tell voters voting for his party is a chance to "avoid a disastrous hard Brexit".
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The Lib Dems have consistently called for a second referendum on the final Brexit deal to keep Britain in the single market.
Meanwhile, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon accused Mrs May of calling the vote in a bid to "force through a hard Brexit and impose deeper cuts".