General Election

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'Labour isn't in tune with the aspirations of the country and will lose the next general election', says former political advisor

Former Blair advisor says Labour are 'further from power than any point in my lifetime' under Corbyn

Labour 'further from power than any point in my lifetime', says ex-Blair aide

Matthew Doyle claims Labour MPs are trying to work out how to remove Jeremy Corbyn as leader before the next general election

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

'Good MPs don't want to be opportunistic and call a snap general election', says MP John Redwood

Theresa May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Jeremy Corbyn, says Tory veteran John Redwood

'May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Corbyn' says John Redwood

Reports claim some Conservative MPs have asked the chief whip to push Theresa May into calling a general election, however John Redwood believes there is no reason to do so

'Snap election suicide for the Labour Party, but some who see no option to remove Jeremy Corbyn', says Sun Columnist Trevor Kavanagh

Snap election: 'Some Labour MPs are willing to commit political suicide to remove Jeremy Corbyn'

'Some Labour MPs are willing to destroy their party to remove Corbyn'

Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the chances of Theresa May calling an early election

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return in spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could make spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return if Theresa May holds early election'

The former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke to Paul Ross about the future of the Liberal Democrats

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Evening Standard: 'George Osborne won't be an MP by the next general election if he keeps the editor job', says former editor

Evening Standard: George Osborne unlikely to still be an MP by next election, says former editor

'George Osborne won't be an MP by the next election if he remains a news editor'

Former chancellor George Osborne has been appointed as the editor of the London Evening Standard, however former editor Paul Connew believes he won't be able to do both jobs

'There has to be a maximum spend, else Tories could buy the election,' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it'

Stephen Pound, Labour MP for Ealing North, spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing storm surrounding the Conservative Party's election expenses

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Phillip Hammond NI U-Turn: 'The Tories seem intent on destroying themselves', says Taxpayers' alliance official

Phillip Hammond NI U-Turn: Tories seem intent on self-destruction, says Taxpayers' Alliance

'Tories seem intent on destroying themselves', says Taxpayers' Alliance

Paul Ross spoke to Taxpayers' Alliance political director Dia Chakravarty about Phillip Hammond's u-turn on National Insurance contributions

Conservative Party handed £70,000 fine by Electoral Commission over election expenses

Tories in crisis as election expenses fine follows NIC debacle

Tories in crisis as election expenses fine follows NIC debacle

The Electoral Commission said the party had "numerous failures" in the declarations of its expenses

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Netherlands: Mark Rutte tells Geert Wilders 'there's a big difference between tweeting from the couch and running the country'

Dutch elections: Mark Rutte mocks far-right rival Geert Wilders for 'tweeting from the couch'

Far-right Dutch election candidate Geert Wilders mocked for Trump-style tweeting

Rutter hit out at Wilders during a live TV debate, after he claimed the Dutch borders should be closed

UKIP backer Arron Banks claims he's been suspended from party

UKIP backer Arron Banks claims he's been suspended from party

UKIP backer Arron Banks claims he's been suspended from party

UKIP have denied this, saying he hadn't renewed his party membership at the start of the year

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Youngest MP elected in centuries in 2015 General Election could quit after one term, citing 'depressing' Parliament

Mhairi Black, Britain's youngest MP, could quit Parliament because it's 'depressing'

Mhairi Black, Britain's youngest MP, says Parliament is 'depressing'

Mhairi Black became the youngest elected MP for 350 at the tender age of 20 after she was elected to represent Paisley and Renfrewshire South

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Conservative whistleblowers undermine official denials of breaking electoral law regarding 'Battlebus' expenses

Conservative whistleblowers contradict official denials over 'Battlebus' expenses

Tory whistleblowers contradict official denials over 'Battlebus' expenses

The Tories have been accused of breaking electoral law by not declaring local expenses of the 'Battlebus2015' campaign

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Labour can't oppose a general election because then they would be endorsing the Government', says MP Tom Brake

Labour can't oppose a general election because they'd be endorsing the Government, says Lib Dem MP Tom Brake

'If Labour opposed a general election they would be endorsing the Government'

Political editor Andrew Woodcock says elections would become a second referendum

William Haque calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May urged to hold early election - before Labour replace Jeremy Corbyn with someone better

William Hague calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

The former Foreign Secretary insisted the Prime Minister should hold the election as he argues she needs a bigger majority in the Commons to implement Brexit

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

MPs think Clive Lewis could win an election, so they wouldn't back him for leadership, says political correspondent

'Labour MPs won't back Clive Lewis because they think he could actually win an election'

'MPs think Clive Lewis could win an election - so they won't back him'

Lewis stepped down from the shadow cabinet yesterday, fuelling talk of a leadership challenge

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Labour rebels: 'Jeremy Corbyn needs to elect a new NEC but he's running out of time', says George Galloway

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn must stop sitting there like Buddha and punish rebels

Jeremy Corbyn should speak out against Labour rebels, says George Galloway

George Galloway belives that Jeremy Corbyn needs to elect a new National Executive Committee (NEC) in order to save the Labour party