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Pound falls as markets fear Corbyn power

Pound falls as markets fear Corbyn power

THE pound plunged following the shock BBC/ ITV / Sky exit poll an hour ago, which indicated the Conservatives have fallen short of an overall majority, resulting in a prospective hung parliament. Within minutes, Sterling fell over 1.5% to 1.27 US dollars, after the poll which predicted the Conservatives would be the largest party […]

Julie makes it three for Jeremy

Julie makes it three for Jeremy

WITHIN the last two minutes Sunderland Central count officials have declared victory for Labour – making it three in a row for the party. Sitting MP Julie Elliott took 56 per cent of the vote to hold the seat – not a surprise result in itself, but another note adding […]

So, a hung parliament – what’s that mean?

So, a hung parliament – what’s that mean?

The Palace of Westminster: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire #HUBGE2017   First of all, what is a hung parliament? It’s the situation which exists if, once the dust clears, no party is able to command a working majority in the House of Commons. A “working majority” means a single party controlling at […]