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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

General election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote - WFMZ Allentown

LONDON (CNN) - Members of the British Parliament have approved Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early general election on June 8. May made a unexpected announcement Tuesday that she would seek a "snap" election less than halfway ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - seattlepi.com

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British prime minister's decision to seek an early election (all times local):. 2:45 p.m.. British lawmakers have voted by a resounding 522 to 13 to back Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a national election on June 8.

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—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 then PM ...

ITV are holding a live TV election debate - but will Theresa May chicken out? - Mirror.co.uk

ITV plan to hold a live election debate ahead of the general election - despite Theresa May's refusal to go head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn . The Tory leader has been slammed for repeatedly refusing to take part in TV debates, after she announced a ...

EU says Brexit negotiations will start after British election - Moneycontrol.com

The European Union's "real political" negotiations on Britain's exit from the bloc will start after the snap British election in June, an EU spokesman said today. EU says Brexit negotiations will start after British election. The European Union's "real ...

Jeremy Corbyn: Election should be about schools and hospitals... not just Brexit - Evening Standard

Jeremy Corbyn today sought to turn the election spotlight onto schools, hospitals and the economy rather than just Brexit. He pledged that Labour would make Britain a country “for all” and not “run for the rich”. At the start of his General Election ...

Labour can win this election – if we all join the fight - The Guardian

Since Theresa May announced her call for a general election yesterday, thousands of people have joined the Labour party – not just because they are disgusted at what the Tories are doing to our society, but because they know that this election is a ...

What will each party pledge during campaign? - Sky News

With a General Election set for 8 June, Tamara Cohen takes a look at what we can expect from the manifestos. 14:47, UK, Wednesday 19 April 2017. Voters are set to go to the polls on 8 June. Image: Parties are readying to set out their electoral stalls ...

PMQs verdict: Corbyn goads May on refusing to consider TV debate - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn was keen to goad Theresa May on her refusal to have a televised debate with party leaders before the election and references to it peppered the exchange, which skipped through some of the key election themes: leadership, the economy and ...

Theresa May is a tactical genius — the snap election locks Labour into an impossible dilemma - Business Insider

LONDON — You have to hand it to Prime Minister Theresa May: She is a tactical genius. Her decision to suddenly call a snap election for June 8 does not just take advantage of the poor polling ratings of the opposition parties; it actually locked them ...