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#UK Elections

# uk-elections - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

May 9th 2021, 8:16 AM 19,047 Views 16 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

# uk-elections - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result
# UK Elections
# UK Elections

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result

May 8th 2021, 3:40 PM 10,439 Views 1 Comment

With the final results in, Labour has 30 seats, the Welsh Conservatives have 16, Plaid Cymru has 13 and the Liberal Democrats have one.

# uk-elections - Saturday 7 December, 2019

When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections
# Bonggggg
# Bonggggg

When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections

Dec 7th 2019, 10:00 PM 19,974 Views 14 Comments

On Thursday at 10pm we’ll probably know who the UK’s prime minister will be and how strong their position is.

# uk-elections - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North
# New Rules
# New Rules

Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North

Dec 1st 2019, 9:00 PM 18,226 Views 9 Comments

For the first time in years, many races in Northern Ireland are proving difficult to predict.

# uk-elections - Saturday 30 November, 2019

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack

Nov 30th 2019, 12:38 PM 40,801 Views 19 Comments

“We believe it is now in the public interest that the Prime Minister should be interviewed.”

# uk-elections - Thursday 25 April, 2019

British far-right figure Tommy Robinson to run in EU elections
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

British far-right figure Tommy Robinson to run in EU elections

Apr 25th 2019, 4:46 PM 23,741 Views 134 Comments

Robinson was the founder of the anti-Islam English Defence League.

# uk-elections - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism
# Abstentionism
# Abstentionism

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism

Jun 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 31,487 Views 144 Comments

“Sinn Féin stand in British general elections on an abstentionist platform. This is not a new policy.”

# uk-elections - Thursday 8 June, 2017

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting
# Corbyn Or May
# Corbyn Or May

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting

Jun 8th 2017, 5:46 PM 15,312 Views 42 Comments

The polls close at 10pm.

# uk-elections - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'If Theresa May holds on to power, it will be the end of the NHS and the welfare state'
# Column
# Column

'If Theresa May holds on to power, it will be the end of the NHS and the welfare state'

May 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 184 Views 66 Comments

Corbyn’s Labour provides the only hope for those who wish to improve living standards for the majority in the UK, writes Rob Winkel.

# uk-elections - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

One of UK Labour's major figures had a disastrous interview, then was forced to listen back to it
# Diane Abbott
# Diane Abbott

One of UK Labour's major figures had a disastrous interview, then was forced to listen back to it

May 3rd 2017, 8:56 AM 21,762 Views 51 Comments

Diane Abbott initially said that hiring 10,000 police would cost £300,000.

# uk-elections - Friday 6 May, 2016

London elects its first Muslim mayor
# UK Elections
# UK Elections

London elects its first Muslim mayor

May 6th 2016, 9:07 PM 37,099 Views 61 Comments

Vote-counting was taking place across Britain and Northern Ireland today.

# uk-elections - Saturday 9 May, 2015

JK Rowling just hit a Twitter troll with this breathtaking burn
# Magical
From The Daily Edge
# Magical

JK Rowling just hit a Twitter troll with this breathtaking burn

May 9th 2015, 10:04 AM 13,966 Views 6 Comments

She hit him where it hurts.

# uk-elections - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism'

May 2nd 2015, 7:15 AM 18,518 Views 197 Comments

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.

# uk-elections - Monday 27 April, 2015

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband "the Jew"
# Suspended
# Suspended

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband "the Jew"

Apr 27th 2015, 7:11 PM 15,839 Views 56 Comments

Gulzabeen Afsar was hoping to be elected to a council seat near Derby.

# uk-elections - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Why the UK general election could tell us a lot about our own
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why the UK general election could tell us a lot about our own

Apr 9th 2015, 8:00 PM 26 Views 35 Comments

There are some remarkable similarities between British and Irish politics as voters in the UK prepare to vote on 7 May, writes Seamus Conboy.

# uk-elections - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

This campaign video from the UK Greens is ... well, bonkers
# Bonkers
# Bonkers

This campaign video from the UK Greens is ... well, bonkers

Apr 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 9,672 Views 25 Comments

So ridiculous, it works.

# uk-elections - Friday 6 May, 2011

UK voters reject voting reform as Scottish nationalists win huge majority
# Dis-united Kingdom
# Dis-united Kingdom

UK voters reject voting reform as Scottish nationalists win huge majority

May 6th 2011, 7:49 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

The local and assembly elections as well as the referendum produced misery for the junior coalition party, the Liberal Democrats, whilst the main opposition Labour party enjoyed a resurgence.

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority
# Dis-united Kingdom
# Dis-united Kingdom

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority

May 6th 2011, 10:39 AM 290 Views 0 Comments

Nick Clegg’s party takes a beating in local elections, while the SNP – which backs independence – takes power in Scotland.