Voters will head to the polls on May 6 for a slew of local elections, the Welsh and Scottish Parliaments, and the Hartlepool by-election.
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The United Kingdom‘s Local Elections are taking place on the May 6, 2021. Elections will be contested in England, Scotland, and Wales.
Going into the May 2021 United Kingdom elections, devolved elections are becoming quasi-referendums on their constitutional futures.
The Troubles in Ireland were ended in 1998 by the Good Friday agreement. However, this agreement is currently under attack.
Proportional representation might fix the unrepresentative nature of the United Kingdom’s first-past-the-post Parliamentary elections.
Johnson kept his pre-election cabinet, but promised it would change after Brexit. Today, it was that day. Politicos around the country were glued to TV and computer screens as cameras broadcasted Downing Street. Everyone wanted to see who came and went, a great indicator of change.
The UK’s 2019 General Election was, from the moment it was called, destined to be an interesting one. In the…
On December 12th, 2019, the United Kingdom has an early general election where the opposition Labour Party was resoundingly defeated in favor of a Conservative majority. However, the more interesting result came from Scotland where the SNP (Scottish National Party) won a large majority of the seats to Westminster. This has raised the question about whether Scotland wanted to gain independence from the United Kingdom, or was this just a result of the first past the post system.
The traditionally Labour-held constituency of Great Grimsby is one of the most competitive of the 2019 United Kingdom elections.