The British will choose a new parliament on Thursday. The early elections were launched because of the political chaos in the United Kingdom. Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes for a clear victory to get his Brexit plans through the House of Commons. Follow the latest updates here.
Good morning! My name is Lisa van der Wal and I will keep you informed of the latest developments in the UK. The British will go to the polls in large numbers to vote in the early elections. There is a lot at stake for Prime Minister Boris Johnson: he wants a majority to guide the Brexit through the House of Commons.
Not quite with? Read here what you really need to know about the elections.
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That is how it is now. Slightly bleak, very dark. (Photo: Reuters)
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There's a box If you put a cross in it, you'll save our NHS, properly fund our schools and tackle the climate emergency. You'll end the housing crisis and poverty. But billionaires and multi-millionaires will have to pay their fair share.Do you cross that box?Avatar
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That is what it looks like in tweets:
Today is our chance to get Brexit done. Vote Conservative.Avatar
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke a great deal during the campaign period about the Brexit and how important it is that it will come soon. Jeremy Corbyn of the Labor party - the largest opposition party - focused mainly on social issues and the climate. For example, he spoke about the National Health Service (NHS) and that it runs the risk of being privatized.