Telly bosses should put a dummy in debate dodger Theresa May's seat - Mirror.co.uk

TV bosses should stick a wig and a blue blouse on a dummy if Theresa May bottles election debates . The mannequin might talk more sense on a panel than a haughty Tory Prime Minister evading accountability. I applaud threats by the BBC and ITV to “empty ...

Corbyn hits election trail with rallying speech in marginal Croydon - Kidderminster Shuttle

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has rallied activists in key target seat Croydon Central with a speech in which he highlighted a string of recent policy promises to build council houses, help carers and boost the minimum wage. “This election is about the ...

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn hit ground running after election clears Commons vote - Evening Standard

Theresa May has praised MPs for making “the right decision” in the national interest after they backed her call for a General Election on June 8. The Prime Minister easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll ...

May sets out her stall - BBC News

At the moment (although we know Theresa May is very capable of changing her mind) there won't be head to head TV clashes between the PM and Jeremy Corbyn - or the PM and Nicola Sturgeon, or the PM with anyone else for that matter. One, the Tory ...

UK Elections: A June date - The Hindu

Given that she had ruled out a snap election on several occasions, British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement on Tuesday caught most people by surprise. As the House of Commons a day later endorsed the advancing of the election, due in the ...

The Guardian view on MPs and the general election: Theresa May demanded. They obeyed - The Guardian

The prime minister easily won the vote in parliament to call an election. MPs let themselves and their parties down by capitulating too readily. Theresa May during prime minister's questions in the Commons Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. General election ...

May convinces MPs that Brexit requires her strong and ignorant leadership - The Guardian

'Theresa can only aspire to the empathy levels of a cartoon character.' Photograph: SilverHub/Rex/Shutterstock. General election 2017 · The politics sketch. May convinces MPs that Brexit requires her strong and ignorant leadership. John Crace. As the ...

Sketch: Another nail biter for beleaguered Theresa May as the general election vote passes by the narrowest of 509 ... - The Independent

Another gruelling day in the trenches for our beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May. What sweet relief it will be when the general election comes and this brutal war of attrition comes to an end. Not since her Article 50 Bill was passed by 498 votes ...

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election - Daily Mail

LONDON (AP) - British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The parliamentary election comes less than a year ...

MPs back Theresa May's poll call - The Hindu

Britain is set to go to the polls on June 8 after an overwhelming majority of MPs backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call to hold a general election on that date. A total of 522 MPs voted in favour of the motion vote on Wednesday afternoon. With just ...

The general election is a vote on leadership – and our leaders have been found wanting - The Guardian

Who can stop Theresa May? With Labour floundering, an opposition alliance and tactical voting now seem to be an electoral necessity. Naushabah Khan, Labour's candidate for Rochester and Strood byelection in 2014. 'Labour has refused to countenance ...

EU sees Brexit negotiations after June election - Yahoo News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brexit negotiations will start in June as planned, after Britons vote in a snap general election, the European Union said on Wednesday as parliament endorsed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a vote on June 8. European ...

Regional Problems - thejournal.ie

AFTER BRITISH PRIME Minister Theresa May yesterday called for a general election to be held, it's almost certain to be approved by MPs today. It means that British people will return to the polls less than a year after the Brexit vote and just over two ...

Election 2017: Who are the key behind-the-scenes figures directing Tory and Labour campaigns? - ITV News

Fiona Hill is part of Theresa May's key team while Seumas Milne is Jeremy Corbyn's closest adviser. Credit: PA. Amid the fanfare of Theresa May's surprise call for a snap election came another shock from Number 10 as one of the prime minister's most ...

Thanks for the offer Tony Blair, but the Liberal Democrats don't need you to win the anti-Brexit argument - The Independent

The only thing standing between Theresa May and a hard Brexit is the Lib Dems. If you want to put a stop to it, you have to vote for it. Daisy Benson; 8 hours ago. Click to follow. The Independent Online. tony-blair-marr-2.jpg Tony Blair wants people ...

General election campaigning begins as MPs back June poll - BBC News

Campaigning is under way after the House of Commons backed Theresa May's call for a general election on 8 June. MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 - with Labour and Lib Dem helping secure the two-thirds majority needed to bring forward the election from ...

British PM May says no to general election TV debates - Zee News

British Prime Minister Theresa May today said she will not take part in TV debates ahead of the snap general election on June 8, drawing criticism from her opponents and the media. . PTI| Last Updated: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 22:27. Comment. 0.

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 ...