Elections

File photo dated 07/08/13 of the Palace of Westminster, as record numbers of female MPs are likely to be elected to parliament on June 8, even if Labour slumps to its worst result since the war, new analysis has revealed. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday May 20, 2017. Some 200 women could take their place in the House of Commons if the Conservatives win an increased majority, up nine on the total elected at the 2015 general election. See PA story ELECTION Women. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

2018 North East elections

Today (3 May) voters will head to the polls for council and mayoral elections. Elections are being held in 150 local authorities across the UK and polls have been open since 7 am. During the week, both the Labour and Conservatives party have been competing to gain votes for local constituencies. […]

#HubGE2017: Funniest tweets

#HubGE2017: Funniest tweets

You may find it depressing, confusing or amazing – either way, SRNews have collated the funniest tweets from election night to bring you some light relief.  Some poked fun at Theresa May’s “no deal is better than a bad deal” Brexit sentiment – Perhaps the British public decided no Government […]

#HubGE2017: What is a hung parliament?

#HubGE2017: What is a hung parliament?

Britain has a hung parliament, with no party able to reach the 326 MP’s needed to achieve an absolute majority in the House of Commons. Prime Minister, Theresa May, called a snap election in the hopes of increasing the Conservative party’s majority and strengthening their position for Brexit negotiations. However, as the […]