UK Labour Party leader Starmer says election is big turning point

UK voters take part in local elections

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Keir Starmer said local election results were a turning point for the party, hailing gains in London from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives.

"Fantastic result, absolutely fantastic. Believe you me, this is a big turning point for us from the depths of (the) 2019 general election," he told party supporters in London.

(Reporting by Muvija M, writing by William James; editing by James Davey)

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