Tag Archives: General Election 2017

Theresa May presses ahead with Brexit and Queen’s Speech in challenge to DUP

Theresa May has signalled she is ready to press ahead with the Queen’s Speech and Brexit talks next week regardless of whether she secures a deal with the DUP, in a move that was seen as an attempt to force … Continue reading

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Andrew Vine: Desperate deal with DUP digs deeper hole for Tories

And now, as if to deliberately insult those voters, this tottering administration is wedding itself to the most socially illiberal grouping in Parliament to prop itself up. Glowering DUP disapproval of abortion and, by extension the rights of women, and … Continue reading

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Sir John Major ‘dubious’ about Conservative-DUP deal

Ex-Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he is “wary” about a planned deal between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party. The leader of the DUP, Arlene Foster is in No 10 talks with Theresa May, over supporting a … Continue reading

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Theresa May is a dead woman walking, says Osborne

Prime Minister Theresa May is “a dead woman walking” who will inevitably face a leadership challenge, former Tory Chancellor George Osborne has said. Mr Osborne, now editor of the Evening Standard, said Tory MPs were “furious” that Mrs May had … Continue reading

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Sansome sows labour discord ( already-!!!! )

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It seems like the anti-corbyn brigade inside Rotherham Labour are already at work. This tweet shows a complete misunderstanding of the position Labour find themselves in now, after not one, but TWO, sets of existential crises in the last 18 … Continue reading

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Election 2017: Your complete guide to every Yorkshire result

The nation has spoken and the results have been flowing in throughout the night. Nationally, it has been a disaster for The Conservative Party as they lose their majority and Labour make large gains. Election 2017 results from North Yorkshire … 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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