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 ...

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's 10 pledges to transform the country - iNews

Jeremy Corbyn has made 10 pledges he says will help rebuild and transform Britain into a fairer society. (Photo: Getty). Paul Gallagher 45 mins Wednesday April 19th 2017. Labour's election campaign co-chair Andrew Gwynne said the party “absolutely are ...

ANOTHER Labour MP says they won't stand for re-election as pollsters predict a wipe-out for Jeremy Corbyn's party - The Sun

AT LEAST six MPs have decided to desert Labour today and not stand for re-election this June. Andrew Smith, Iain Wright and Rob Marris all said today they would stand down – and many MPs are still undecided. Iain Wright – who won his seat in 2004 ...

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 ...

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election - Reuters

A still image from a video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in central London April 19, 2017. May on Wednesday asked parliament to back her call for an early national election, saying the result would ...

Theresa May secures overwhelming backing from MPs for snap General Election on June 8 2017 - The Sun

THERESA MAY has fired the starting gun on a snap general election to secure support for Brexit. The PM promised that she will put her case for stability and a smooth Brexit front and centre of her election campaign – as she comfortably won a vote in ...

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 ...

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 ...

UK election: mayday for Brexit - The Australian

Divided about Brexit, divided about the election, divided by age, divided by geography. After Britain's Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election for June 8, boosted by the pathetic Labour opposition and a sniping Scottish leader ...

Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow - Economic Times

LONDON: British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a "mandate to complete Brexit". The House of Commons voted by 522 to 13 to ...

UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election - Daily Mail

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers voted by a resounding 522 to 13 on Wednesday to back Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The result easily surpassed the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early ...

MPs vote overwhelmingly to hold snap General Election on June 8 - Evening Standard

MPs have given the go-ahead to a snap General Election on June 8 after a Commons vote. Theresa May announced her intention to have an early election on Tuesday in a surprise move. And, on Wednesday, MPs voted overwhelmingly for the election by ...

Theresa May wins Commons backing for 8 June general election - The Guardian

Theresa May has won the overwhelming backing of MPs for her decision to hold a general election on 8 June, saying it will secure “stability and certainty” as Britain prepares to enter Brexit talks. MPs backed the government motion to hold a general ...

UK lawmakers approve general election for June - MarketWatch

British lawmakers on Wednesday voted in favor of Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for an early general election. The vote of 522-13 in the House of Commons sets up a snap election for June 8. May said Tuesday she wanted to hold a snap election instead ...

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 ...

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 ...

UK lawmakers back May's call for June election - Daily Sabah

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on April 19, 2017 ahead of the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session in the House of Commons. (AFP Photo). British lawmakers voted by a resounding 522 to 13 on ...

British Parliament overwhelmingly approves call to hold early election June 8 - Washington Post

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May received overwhelming backing Wednesday from Parliament to hold early elections in June, as the government seeks more clout before difficult talks on Britain's break from the European Union. As expected ...

U.K. Lawmakers Vote in Favor of Early Election on June 8 - Bloomberg

U.K. lawmakers have voted in favor of holding a snap election on June 8, Bloomberg News reports. The decision followed a debate in the House of Commons and comes a day after Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly called for an early election.