Pound will plummet if UK election ends in hung parliament

The pound could fall to 1.20 against the US dollar should next week's general election result in a hung parliament, predicts a leading financial expert. The likelihood of a Conservative majority is falling amid growing support for Labour, which is closing the gap according to several political polls. Kantar and BMG recently showed Labour up 5%, Survation 3%, while YouGov's […]

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Labour backs general election as Corbyn says no-deal Brexit is now averted

Britain is almost guaranteed to face a general election before Christmas after Labour officially swung behind a snap poll. Jeremy Corbyn – who blocked an election three times – announced the bombshell change to the shadow cabinet after deciding the risk of an immediate no-deal Brexit is now off the table. Parliament could now be dissolved within days and Britain […]

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Tom Watson calls for Labour unity after bid to abolish his deputy post

Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson says the party must now unite after surviving a coup attempt against him. Speaking exclusively to the Sunday Mirror, he said: “We should be fighting the Tories, not each other.” Labour ’s ruling NEC rapidly pulled back from a motion by Momentum founder Jon Lansman to abolish the role of deputy leader. But many fear […]

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Boris Johnson's election bid could be blocked by Jeremy Corbyn until Parliament stops a no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson’s bid for an election on October 14 could be blocked by Labour The prime minister is threatening to seek an election if members of parliament tonight vote to delay Brexit. Johnson wants an election instead of allowing the Brexit delay law to come into force, insisting there are “no circumstances” in which he would request a delay. Labour […]

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Jeremy Corbyn challenges opponents to make him prime minister in order to stop Boris Johnson forcing a no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn calls on opponents to make him caretaker Prime Minster for a “time-limited” period in order to stop Brexit. The Labour leader promises to remain in power only so long as to delay Brexit and call a general election. The SNP and Green Party agree to discuss the proposal, but it is rejected outright by the Liberal Democrats. Visit […]

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