UK PM Theresa May has announced her plans to hold a snap general election.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June.
She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum.
Explaining the decision, Mrs May said: “The country is coming together but Westminster is not.”
Due to May’s move, there will be a Commons vote on the proposed election on Wednesday. The Prime Minister May will need Parliament’s backing to hold a vote before 2020.