May hails `right decision´ as 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 in a House of Commons vote praised by Theresa May as “the right decision” in the national interest. The Prime Minister easily cleared the hurdle needed under ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

UK parliament clears mid-term 'Brexit poll' - Hindustan Times

Still image from video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in London on April 19, 2017. (Reuters). The cut-and-thrust of electoral politics began in right earnest in the House of Commons on Wednesday after ...

Why did May call a vote now? - gulfnews.com

On a bright sunny Tuesday morning in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped outside 10 Downing Street and announced that she would be calling for a snap general election on June 8. May's reasoning is that she requires a new mandate from ...

Will there be a leaders' debate on TV this General Election, and what has Theresa May said about them? Here's all ... - The Sun

WITH the announcement that an election will be held comes the prospect of live television debates. Leaders of the main parties are invited to debate on a number of issues in the run up to June 8. Live TV debates between party leaders has became a ...