Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party is planning to run candidates in the next General Election, the Leave campaigner has revealed. The ex-Ukip leader confirmed he will take on the Conservatives and Labour in a bid to stop Remain-backing MPs from blocking Brexit. Mr Farage pledged to use next month's European Parliament elections as a "springboard" to take the party into power in Westminster. The Brexit Party leader had previously vowed to steal Tory, Labour and Ukip votes in the elections, and has introduced a slew of candidates which he claims will "revolutionise and modernise politics". In an interview with The Sun on Thursday, Mr Farage said: "We want the European election to be the first step of a massive change that resteps entirely British politics and actually makes it look more like the country. "MPs will realise that if they carry on trying to stop Brexit, they'll lose their seats at the next General Election. I think they will be very fearful of what the Brexit Party … [Read more...] about Nigel Farage reveals Brexit Party will stand in next General Election
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A new face will be representing the Labour Party in Banbury at the next general election. Party campaigner Suzette Watson was selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate at a hustings meeting at Banbury Town Hall on Saturday (April 6). She beat Sean Woodcock, the Labour candidate in the past two elections and group leader at Cherwell District Council, and Oxford councillor Jamila Azad.“I’m humbled and so thrilled to have been selected as Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Banbury, Bicester and our villages,” she said.“We are going to fight with all our passion and strength to get the Tories out of office.“We will be working together across the constituency to reach out to and connect with every voter. “When people know about our brilliant Labour Party policies they’ll love them; policies, which will transform our communities, and give our people back the services they deserve and need to thrive. “Thank you … [Read more...] about Labour choose new candidate for Banbury in next general election
IT'S almost four more years before the next UK election is scheduled, but with Brexit negotiation fumbling, divisions growing over the Irish border, and arguments over a second referendum, we could see polls opening much sooner. Here's what you need to know about the next time the UK goes to the polls, and the factors that could trigger a snap election... When is the next General Election? The next general election in the United Kingdom is scheduled for May 2022, under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. But, just as we saw in 2017, elections can be triggered sooner than expected, especially with the spectre of Brexit on the horizon. NOBODY KNOWS WHY Mystery of white lesbian mums who killed six black kids they adopted ExclusiveWRONG HIT? P. Diddy may have been real target in Biggie shooting, leaked FBI files reveal NOWHERE TO GO Widow and 6 kids forced to live in hotel room after landlord kicked them out WALKING TO HER DEATH Haunting final moments of girl, 14, before … [Read more...] about When is the next General Election, and are we likely to see a snap election?
Theresa May is believed to have told Conservative MPs she will not lead the party into the next general election. The promise came after the Prime Minister vowed to fight “with everything I’ve got” to retain her place as Tory leader as she faced an attempt to oust her through a confidence vote.Mrs May looked set to see off the challenge to her leadership, as scores of Tory MPs made public statements of support.And she received an enthusiastic welcome as she addressed Conservative MPs at the backbench 1922 Committee moments before the crucial vote began at 6pm, with backers banging their desks to show their support.Afterwards, solicitor general Robert Buckland told reporters: “She said ‘In my heart I would like to lead the party into the next election’ and then that was the introductory phrase to her indication that she would accept the fact that that would not happen, that is not her intention.”And Cabinet minister Amber Rudd said: “She … [Read more...] about May ‘says she will not lead Tories into the next general election’
News / UK and world by Press Association December 12, 2018, 6:08 pm Updated: December 12, 2018, 6:08 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Theresa May has told Conservative MPs she will not lead the party into the next general election. The promise came as the Prime Minister fought to retain her place as Tory leader ahead of a confidence vote of MPs. Mrs May addressed Conservative MPs at a meeting of the backbench 1922 Committee moments before the crucial vote began at 6pm. Afterwards, Cabinet minister Amber Rudd told reporters: “She’s made the commitment that I think is what people wanted, but she was very clear that she wont be taking the general election in 2022.” Sign up to our Daily newsletter More from the Evening Telegraph Pound rallies as investors bet on Theresa May surviving no-confidence vote Fury after Tory MP who sent women lewd texts has whip restored ahead of May vote … [Read more...] about Theresa May will not lead Conservatives into next general election