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Westminster Approves Theresa May’s Call For A 2017 UK General Election: Polls Suggest A Tory Victory

In a stunning about-turn, British Prime Minister Theresa May called for a parliamentary debate and subsequent vote on a proposal to hold a snap general election in the UK in 2017. During the debate, held on Wednesday afternoon in the House of Commons, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reminded the prime minister that she had previously stated emphatically that there wouldn’t be a general election until 2020.
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