Theresa May Calls Snap UK Election For 2017 To ‘Secure Vision For Brexit’

Timeline For UK Election

So, how does Theresa May’s path to the U.K. election work?

On Wednesday, April 19, Theresa May will take the vote to parliament. This will dissolve the sitting parliament on May 3, triggering the next election.

Weeks of campaigning will follow, culminating in the U.K. general election on June 8. Whether or not this move will be viewed as positive in the context of Brexit negotiations and the future of Britain is a question we can only answer in retrospect. Theresa May has made her move; soon the U.K. public will, once more, have their say on the future of Britain.

Whether or not this move to call an election in 2017 will come to be viewed as positive in the context of Brexit negotiations and the future of Britain is a question we will only be able to answer in retrospect. Theresa May has made her move; soon the U.K. public will, once more, have their say on the future of Britain.

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