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Theresa May: The prisoner of No 10

Don’t be fooled out of seeing the big picture. This is not politics as normal. The carefully constructed house of cards has been swept away. It is politics more chaotic, more brutal than any thriller. The Conservative Party has a … Continue reading

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Awkward election moment as returning officer announces the wrong candidate has won

It’s been called the ‘Oscars moment’ of the general election – but not in a good way. Jacqueline Collins, acting returning officer at the Mansfield count, took to the stage to announce the result – and declared Labour candidate Sir Alan Meale had been elected. Except … Continue reading

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Tory candidate charged over election expenses

Theresa May’s campaign suffered a new blow today as it was announced that a Tory candidate has been charged over his election expenses. The Crown Prosecution Service said that Craig Mackinlay was due in court along with two others for … Continue reading

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Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

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A clutch of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches, including one which put Theresa May’s party just six points clear. If Jeremy Corbyn repeats his poll results in … Continue reading

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May launches Conservative manifesto in Halifax – key points

Theresa May was today launching the Conservative manifesto in Halifax with a promise to build a stronger Britain. Mrs May chose Dean Clough Mill to launch the document as she warned the next five years would be the “most challenging” … Continue reading

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No charges over 2015 Conservative battle bus cases

No Conservatives will face charges for breaches of expenses rules over the 2015 general election “battle bus”. The Crown Prosecution Service said it had examined files from 14 police forces and while there was evidence of inaccurate spending returns it … Continue reading

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Election expenses rears it’s head once more

Tory chiefs accused of casting MPs adrift Tory MPs embroiled in controversy over 2015 General Election expenses have hit out at the party’s central office for “cocking up” and then casting them “adrift” as the row rumbles on. The Conservatives … Continue reading

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