ANOTHER Labour MP says they won't stand for re-election as pollsters predict a wipe-out for Jeremy Corbyn's party - The Sun

AT LEAST six MPs have decided to desert Labour today and not stand for re-election this June. Andrew Smith, Iain Wright and Rob Marris all said today they would stand down – and many MPs are still undecided. Iain Wright – who won his seat in 2004 ...

Why British Prime Minister Theresa May Called for a Snap Election - U.S. News & World Report

British Prime Minister Theresa May just called for a snap election. What's in it for her? Reuters. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement at Downing street in London, Britain, March 22, 2017 following the attack in Westminster.

UK's May wins MP's backing snap poll - The Australian

Prime Minister Theresa May has won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she says will strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she ...

General election 2017: SNP MPs abstain in Commons vote - BBC News

SNP MPs abstained as the House of Commons overwhelmingly backed the prime minister's plan for a snap general election. MPs voted by 522 to 13 in favour of Theresa May's proposal to hold a general election on 8 June. Mrs May has argued an election ...

MPs clear way for general election on June 8 - Daily Mail

Britain will go to the polls on June 8, after MPs cleared the way for an early general election. Theresa May easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll forward from the scheduled date of 2020. With the Prime ...

Theresa May says no to general election TV debates - BBC News

Theresa May will not take part in TV debates ahead of the planned general election, she has told the BBC. The prime minister told BBC Radio 4's Today she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters". ITV has become the first broadcaster to confirm ...

May wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting it - The Guardian

'After 9 June an increased Tory majority would be used as a daily justification for branding those who challenge the PM's vision as 'enemies of the people'.' Photograph: Alamy. General election 2017 · Opinion ...

Election 2017: Which MPs are going and who might return? - BBC News

George Osborne, the former chancellor once feted as the successor to David Cameron as prime minister, has announced he will not seek re-election as an MP. But who else is stepping down and who hopes to return?

ITV to host pre-election debate amid calls for 'frit' May to be empty chaired - Herald Scotland

ITV has confirmed it will host a leaders' debate during the general election campaign, despite Theresa May's insistence that she will not take part. Mrs May faced taunts of "frit" from Labour backbenchers at Prime Minister's Questions in the House of ...

U.K. Push to Keep EU Banking, Drug Regulators in London Rejected - Bloomberg

The European Union dismissed an effort by the U.K. to keep the bloc's banking and drugs regulators in London after Brexit, declaring Britain will have “no say” in the agencies' new locations. “The decision to relocate the European Medicines Agency and ...

British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election - Bangladesh News 24 hours

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on for the early election, saying it was the only way to guarantee political stability for years ahead as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union. Reuters photo taken on Apr 18, 2017.

British parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election - Stuff.co.nz

Prime Minister Theresa May said an early election would strengthen her in Britain's divorce talks with the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with ...

These are the 13 MPs who voted against holding a general election in June - International Business Times UK

MPs have voted overwhelmingly to back Theresa May's calls to hold a general election on 8 June by 522 to 13. The 509 majority is well above the two-thirds backing from MPs needed for the motion that there should be an early general election to pass in ...

The 13 MPs who voted against an early general election - Daily Mail

Thirteen MPs – including nine Labour – voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's motion calling for an early general election. This included Labour's Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley), Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley), Paul Farrelly (Newcastle-under-Lyme), Jim ...

The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Waterloo Record

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leaves Bute House in Edinburgh Tuesday April 18, 2017 . Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election for June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain’s exit ...

UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election - Daily Mail

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers voted by a resounding 522 to 13 on Wednesday to back Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The result easily surpassed the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early ...

Why British PM Theresa May called for a snap election in June - DailyO

For the third consecutive year, the British will be having a national vote, following Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a general election on June 8 – subject to her getting the required approval from Parliament to do it earlier than the ...

UK Parliament Approves Theresa May's General Election Call - New York Times

Prime Minister Theresa May called for elections on June 8, reversing numerous pledges that she would wait until 2020. Credit Daniel Sorabji/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. LONDON — The British Parliament on Wednesday approved Prime Minister ...

MPs back May's snap election, sending Brits to the polls on June 8 - Ars Technica UK

Updated, April 19: MPs have passed a motion in favour of a General Election on June 8—after prime minister Theresa May took everyone by surprise on Tuesday by asking the nation to go to the polls again a little over two years since the Tories, under ...

Theresa May's early election plan overwhelmingly backed by MPs - Mirror.co.uk

MPs have overwhelmingly backed Theresa May's plan to hold an early election on June 8th. The Tory leader announced her intention to go to the polls yesterday, in a surprise announcement on the steps of Number 10. Making her pitch to the House of ...