UK Elections

Controversial Brexit Campaign Group Investigated Over Whether It Broke The Law

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK

An investigation has been launched into the Brexit referendum spending by a pro-Leave campaign group amid suspicions it broke electoral law. The Elect...

Douglas Carswell Quits As An MP

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Politics

Former Ukip MP Douglas Carswell is quitting Parliament as Brexit means “job done”. The Clacton MP announced today he is not seeking reelection in ...

Here's How The SNP Think A 'Progressive Alliance' Could Block Tory Election Landslide

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron are being urged to join forces and unite to block a landslide election win for the Conservatives. Scottish First Ministe...

Theresa May Rules Out TV Election Debates

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has confirmed she does not want to take part in any televised election debates with Jeremy Corbyn during the campaign. The prime minister ...

Election Fever

James Hargrave | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics
James Hargrave

The Conservatives will extend their majority, so they'll be happy. The Liberal Democrats actually have a proper platform to stand on in this election (i.e. no Brexit) which may win them seats back (which seemed a long way away until this week). And Labour 'moderates' will now have an unequivocal excuse to ditch Corbyn after he loses.

Theresa May Accused Of 'Dodging' Live TV Debates

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May will not take part in any live televised election debates, the Conservative Party has said. Jeremy Corbyn accused the prime minister of ...

EU Referendum Site Crash 'May Have Been Result Of Foreign Hack'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK

The crash of a key voter registration website in the run-up to the EU referendum may have been the result of a foreign cyber attack, MPs have warned. ...

Labour 'Cabal' Using Union For 'Proxy War' Against Corbyn, Unite Boss Claims

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK

Unite boss Len McCluskey has called for an investigation into a “cabal” of Labour MPs he claims are using the union’s leadership election to fig...

Greens Overtake UKIP In Council Seats Contested

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Politics

UKIP will contest fewer council seats than the Green Party in the coming May elections in England, new figures have revealed. In what critics will see...

Analysis: How Ken Livingstone Cheated Political Death Again

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Politics

He found 1980s fame as “Red Ken” and scored a Millennial resurrection as “Citizen Ken”. If he’d been expelled from the Labour party (for a s...

Jeremy Corbyn In Feisty Exchange With Journalist When Asked About Possible Local Election Losses

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn had a tense exchange with an LBC reporter today, after he was asked what would happen if Labour performed badly at May’s local electi...

Sunday Shows: War With Spain, Three-Day Weekends And Labour Council Election Fears

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.04.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show It has a population of around 33,000 and is less than three square miles, but the peninsula of Gibraltar dominated the Sunday sho...

Labour Hopes To Block Cameron Speechwriter From Joining Party To Oust Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics

Labour will try to block David Cameron’s former speechwriter from joining the party, after she said she wanted to help oust Jeremy Corbyn in the int...

Corbyn 'Facing Exodus' Of Top Staff As Polls Slide

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn is facing an “exodus” of staff from his top team, with trade union, press and communities specialists all quitting, HuffPost UK has ...

Why The Defeat Of The ‘Dutch Trump’ Is Far From The End For Europe’s Far-Right Populists

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.03.2017 | UK

The defeat of the so-called ‘Dutch Trump’ in this week’s parliamentary election in the Netherlands was heralded as a sign that European far-righ...

Police 'Interview Tory MP Under Caution' In Probe Into Election Expenses

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK

A Tory MP has reportedly been interviewed by police under caution as part of the investigation into the party’s expenses at the last election. Media...

Kate Osamor: Labour Has Neglected Its Heartlands, There Are No Safe Seats Anymore

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Politics

“No seat is safe,” Kate Osamor warns. “No seat should be treated as safe. Because unfortunately that means it’s taken for granted.” The Shad...

People Are Furious Over Kellyanne Conway's Behaviour During Oval Office Photocall

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK

A photograph showing President Donald Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway kneeling on the Oval Office sofa is being shared by critics who argue the cas...

'Wet Ukip' To Blame For Stoke Defeat, Say Faragists

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Politics

“Thanks to you, Stoke was our best fought by-election ever” – not the words you would expect to read from the Ukip chairman after Thursday’s d...

More Pain For Jeremy Corbyn As Simon Fletcher Quits As Campaigns Chief

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics

One of Jeremy Corbyn’s top aides is quitting his post amid claims that he was sidelined by rival factions within the Labour leader’s inner circle....

Blair's Big Brexit Speech: The Comeback Tour Starts Here?

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics

For the rapt audience in Bloomberg’s hi-tech conference room, this was as close as it gets to political Nirvana. And like fans of an ageing rock sta...

May Accused Of 'Airbrushing' NHS Crisis Out Of Existence

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May dodges a question about maternity services closing in Copeland - four times. https://t.co/XQooWVCw6f pic.twitter.com/tMa95XMc2H— ITV New...

Corbyn Allies To Tour Brexit Towns To Fight Ukip Threat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Politics

Diane Abbott, John McDonnell and Clive Lewis plan to tour Brexit-voting cities with the pro-Jeremy Corbyn campaign group Momentum in an attempt to fig...

Can Ukip Win On A Cold Night In Stoke?

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics

When the voters of Stoke Central go to the polls on February 23, they will be doing more than electing a new MP – they will be deciding the fate of ...

Tim Farron: Corbyn Is Not A Progressive And There Will Be No Alliance With Hard Brexit Labour

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Politics

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron today accused Jeremy Corbyn of “gun boat diplomacy” as he ruled out an electoral pact with the “hard Brexit” backing...