BRITAIN will go to the polls for a snap general election after MPs backed Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan.
The poll will be held on June 8 after MPs voted by 522 to 13 votes in favour of the motion in the House of Commons this afternoon (Wednesday).
Mrs May said she wanted to secure the backing of the British people for her Brexit negotiations.
The 13 MPs who voted against an early general election
Thirteen MPs – including nine Labour – voted against Prime Minister Theresa May’s motion calling for an early general election.