UK Elections

Jeremy Corbyn Tells Media To Treat Him With 'Respect'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has said the press should treat him with “respect” as he warned Theresa May the 2017 election was just a “dry run” for the next ...

17 From '17: Kemi Badenoch: 'Left-Wing Teachers Told Me Oxbridge Wouldn't Take People Like Me'

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics

It was one of the most plum seats up for grabs in the 2017 election - Saffron Walden in Essex. Having been represented by Sir Alan Haselhurst for 40 y...

Unite's Election Campaign Powered The 'Corbyn Surge'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Politics

Britain’s biggest trade union helped power the “Corbyn surge” in the general election by targeting more than a million of its members to get out...

Labour Leaping Down From Its Ladder Of Weak Promises

Charlie Mullins | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

When you leave Corbyn to "deal with it" as he so proudly said during the election, you should know the job won't get done. Unlike my engineers at Pimlico Plumbers, Corbyn doesn't understand how to make good on a promise and deliver on what people have signed up for.

Labour Members To Control Key Seat MP Candidate Selections

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s drive to get more Labour members involved in the selection of Parliamentary candidates has been given a major boost by the party’s...

Tory MPs Stop Public Submitting Petitions To Government Until At Least September

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Politics

Members of the public are unable to submit any petitions to Parliament this summer thanks to Tory MPs. Conservative backbenchers are delaying election...

Corbyn Urges Labour MPs To Stay United In Tory Fight

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has urged all wings of Labour to unite against the Tories - amid growing signs that his supporters will have to wait at least a year to ...

Tory MP Blames 'Left-Wing' Activists For 'Majority' Of Election Abuse Directed At MPs

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Politics

Left-wing activists are responsible for the “majority” of abuse directed at MPs and voters during the general election campaign, the Conservative ...

SNP's New Westminster Leader Admits Nerves About His First PMQs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

The SNP’s new Westminster leader has admitted “a degree of nervousness” about his first PMQs at the helm today. Ian Blackford, who takes on the ...

Hackers Target UK Parliament In 'Sustained' Cyber-Attack

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.06.2017 | UK Politics

The UK Parliament has come under a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack aimed at MPs and their offices, HuffPost UK can reveal. The House of Co...

Corbyn's 'Brexit Blairism' And 5 Other Things Experts Found A Year On From The Referendum

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

They might be the scourge of Michael Gove, but experts have carried on regardless since last year’s Referendum. To mark a year since the vote, 38 le...

Tories Frittered Away Huge Cash Gifts From Rich Donors During General Election

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

Final figures for donations received by political parties during the election campaign have revealed the Tories frittered away huge cash gifts from we...

A 'New Dividing Line In British Politics' Has Been Revealed - And It's Helping Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Jeremy Corbyn’s shock General Election success was partly driven by an earthquake of young people turning out to vote, a new poll by Ipsos MORI has ...

We Can Always Trounce The Tories

Valdemar Alsop | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics
Valdemar Alsop

One election down, another probably on its way before too long. If the regressive alliance of the Conservatives and the DUP falls apart, then it's another chance to get a Labour government into power at Westminster. We need to take this chance and avoid screwing up electorally like Tory PMs do.

The Lib Dems Need A Fresh Pitch To Young Voters

Azi Ahmed | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics
Azi Ahmed

I'm not sure enough people understand what the Liberal Democrats stand for. I want to help the party to develop a new way of thinking and a distinctive identity that allows us to make a strong pitch for the youth vote.

Labour Membership Soars By 35,000 In Just Four Days

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s party membership has soared by more than 35,000 in just four days since Jeremy Corbyn’s “surge” in the general election, HuffPost UK ...

DUP-Tory Deal Could Put Northern Ireland Peace Process At Risk, Warns Sir John Major

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics

Sir John Major has warned Theresa May that the deal she is attempting to strike with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in order to stay in Downing S...

Jon Snow Sums Brilliantly Up How Badly He And Other Journalists Got The Election Wrong

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

Jon Snow has summed up how badly journalists and pundits got the election wrong, saying he and they “know nothing”. Despite the polls narrowing d...

John McDonnell Says Labour Wants To Form A Minority Government

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour wants to form a minority government and will challenge the SNP, the Lib Dems and Green Party to support it, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell ha...

Jeremy Corbyn Demands Theresa May Resign

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Theresa May to resign as prime minister after she looks set to have lost her majority in the House of Commons. Speaking a...

Michael Gove Has Given His Verdict On Theresa May After Shock Exit Poll

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

Michael Gove has said that Theresa May has an “absolute right” to remain as leader of the Conservative Party after a shock exit poll predicted tha...

LIVE: It's The Final Hours Of Polling Day, Here's Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW Final polls predict a Conservative victory Still don’t know who to vote for? 8 quizzes to help you decide Find out the l...

These People Have Spent £500 Fighting An Election They'll Never Win

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

Malachai O’Hara isn’t one to back down from a challenge. The 37-year-old Green Party of Northern Ireland candidate will fight this election in wha...

This Vote Will Go Down In History As 'The Brexit Election'

Professor Alex de Ruyter | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics
Professor Alex de Ruyter

We've heard many times that 'Brexit means Brexit' but with negotiations with the EU scheduled to start just 11 days after the vote, in the next two weeks we should all be clearer on what Brexit really means.

Theresa May Wishes Diane Abbott A 'Speedy Recovery' On Her Final Day Of Campaigning

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May today wished Diane Abbott a “speedy recovery” as she embarked on her final days campaigning in the General Election. The Prime Ministe...