Voters must ask themselves: who is fit to govern Britain? - Telegraph.co.uk

There have been many historic moments in Parliament in recent months and there was yet another yesterday – the first vote by MPs to trigger a general election. In the past this was a prerogative power of the prime minister but it was removed by the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

PMQs sketch: May attacks Corbyn's lack of leadership qualities as election campaign begins - Herald Scotland

THERE was a large neon sign hanging over Theresa May's head during this week's PMQs; it repeatedly flashed: 21-point lead, 21-point lead. As she entered the Commons arena to begin the election campaign, the Tory berserkers let rip a full-throated cheer ...

The election is on. Prepare for seven weeks of solid Corbyn-bashing - Telegraph.co.uk

The election campaign hasn't officially begun yet. But today in the Commons, Theresa May generously treated us to a preview of it. Jeff Smith (Lab, Manchester Worthington) asked her about Government cuts to school budgets. Mrs May replied that Mr Smith ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...