Friday April 3, 2020

British PM Theresa May seeks snap general election

The election will take place on June 8

18th April, 2017
May is taking a gamble Pic: Getty

British prime minister Theresa May has said she plans to seek an early UK election on June 8 in a move seen as an attempt to strengthen her hand as goes into talks on leaving the EU.

She plans to move a motion in the House of Commons tomorrow to enable the election, which was not due until 2020, to take place.

"Let the people decide" she said.

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