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Theresa May calls for UK general election on 8 June - The Guardian

Theresa May has said she wants to hold a snap general election on 8 June, despite repeatedly claiming that she was against the idea of an early vote. In a surprise statement outside Downing Street on Tuesday morning, the prime minister claimed that ...and more »

Just who exactly is playing games? Theresa May and political opportunism - The Conversation UK

Andy Price does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Sheffield Hallam ...and more »

Theresa May's general election statement in full - BBC News

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a plan to call a snap general election on 8 June. Here is the statement she made outside Number 10 in full: "I have just chaired a meeting of the cabinet, where we agreed that the government should call a ...and more »

June 8 general election will let Theresa May 'secure a post-Brexit future' say Tory ministers - Telegraph.co.uk

A Conservative victory in the general election will help to secure a “post-Brexit future” for Britain, a senior Cabinet minister said last night as anti-European Union MPs hailed Theresa May's decision. Senior Conservatives said a Tory victory in the ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn's plan to force MPs to enter ballot to contest seats 'blocked', as he refuses to say he will stand ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn's plan to force all Labour MPs to enter a ballot in order to contest their seat in the General Election is expected to be blocked after union sources reportedly refused to back it. The Labour leader is understood to want every MP to be ...and more »

Snap election a win-win for Theresa May: she'll crush Labour and make Brexit a little easier - The Conversation UK

Tim Bale does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Queen Mary University ...and more »

A snap election will give Theresa May the ultimate mandate to deliver Brexit - Telegraph.co.uk

Theresa May used to think that the next general election would be held in 2020. Downing Street said as such last month. But she has decisively changed her mind. The months of double-digit poll leads, culminating in three polls over the weekend ...and more »

Theresa May calls for general election to secure Brexit mandate - The Guardian

Theresa May has stunned Westminster by demanding a snap general election on 8 June that she hopes will turn her party's clear lead in the opinion polls into a healthy parliamentary majority and secure her Conservative vision for Brexit. The prime ...and more »

Election 2017: how the main parties shape up ahead of snap vote - The Conversation UK

Victoria Honeyman does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...and more »

Theresa May to seek general election on 8 June - BBC News

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum. Explaining the decision, Mrs May said: "The country is coming ...and more »