The election that no-one saw coming just two months ago is finally upon is – after what’s been an intense campaign full of highs and lows. As a politics junkie it’s been an unexpected hit, but I’m sure most of the public are relieved that it’ll finally be over. What we’ve seen in the polls since the election started has been pretty exciting and made what looked like a Tory cakewalk into something a little more risky. After increasing being a thumping 20 points behind, — Read more →
It’s not like me at all to be undecided. Most of the time when a political decision comes up I take some time to weigh up the facts and reach a conclusion and support whoever agrees with that. There’s many facets of this election that probably leave good excuses for not having the time to weigh up the facts – but the truth is I can’t balance the pros and cons between my two preferred options: the SNP and Labour. In the last General Election, — Read more →
The 2017 General Election takes place next Thursday, and while almost everyone is focussing on what the national results will be – the reality of the election is that it’s made up of 650 unique contests across the UK that decide who represents the people living there. I’m from Dingwall, but this is my first General Election being able to vote for a candidate in Ross, Skye and Lochaber – after voting in Aberdeen North back in 2015. This constituency was dominated by Charles Kennedy, — Read more →
It’s been a bit of a whirlwhind, but it’s been over four weeks now since Theresa May shocked the country by calling a snap election, and now it’s only 17 days til polling day. A lot has changed in that time, and there’s still lots that could go fantastically well or horribly wrong for May’s Government or Corbyn’s opposition – but just where it will go next is anybody’s guess. At the start of the election the polls had the Tories on course for — Read more →
Live coverage of the 2017 General Election campaign’s first leaders debate.