Election 2017: Labour slashes Tory lead by five points to hit new campaign high, latest poll shows


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    18 April 2017

    Media gather in Downing Street, London, ahead of a statement by Prime Minister Theresa May

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    18 April 2017

    Theresa May exits 10 Downing Street to announce snap election

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    18 April 2017

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election

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    18 April 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May walks back into 10 Downing Street after making a statement to the nation

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    18 April 2017

    Broadcast journalists set up on the green outside the Houses of Parliament after the prime minister announced that she will seek an early general election

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    18 April 2017

    A newspaper stand shows a copy of today’s Evening Standard, with the front page story relating to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for a snap general election on June 8

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    18 April 2017

    Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn talks to carers during a visit to Birmingham Carers Hub to launch Labour’s proposed Carer’s Allowance increase

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    19 April 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in Walmsley Parish Hall, Bolton, as she asked voters for the mandate to lead post-Brexit Britain ahead of the looming election campaign

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    19 April 2017

    Scotland’s First Minister and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon walks with deputy leader and member of parliament Angus Robertson during a media facility outside the Houses of Parliament

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    19 April 2017

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech to Conservative Party members to launch their election campaign in Walmsley Parish Hall in Bolton, England

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    20 April 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May during a visit to radar manufacturer Kelvin Hughes Limited in Enfield, north Londo

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    21 April 2017

    Prime Minster Theresa May gives a short speech and at GSK in Maidenhead, England

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    21 April 2017

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reads with children as he visits Brentry Children Centre in Bristol, during Labour’s election campaign

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    24 April 2017

    A tactical voting website in support of Labour. The use of digital marketing and social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are likely to play and important role in the snap general election to be held on June 8

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    24 April 2017

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses the STUC conference in Aviemore.

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    24 April 2017

    Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron addresses supporters at a campaign event in Vauxhall, London

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    24 April 2017

    The Liberal Democrat party website is displayed on a laptop computer. The use of digital marketing and social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are likely to play and important role in the snap general election to be held on June 8

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    24 April 2017

    Party workers clear a hall following Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron’s address to supporters at a campaign event in Vauxhall, London

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    24 April 2017

    The Conservative party website is displayed on a laptop computer in Bristol, England. The use of digital marketing and social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are likely to play and important role in the snap general election to be held on June 8

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    25 April 2017

    Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer makes a speech outlining Labour’s approach to Brexit

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    25 April 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to a worker during a visit to a steel works in Newport, Wales

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    29 April 2017

    UK Independence Party leader Paul Nuttall knocks on the door of a resident during a visit to Hartlepool

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    29 April 2017

    UK Independence Party leader Paul Nuttall leaves a pub after meeting with television media in Hartlepool

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    29 April 2017

    A UK Independence Party supporter (L) scuffles with a pro-europe supporter ahead of a visit by UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to Hartlepool

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    29 April 2017

    Theresa May speaks at an election campaign rally in Banchory, Scotland

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    29 April 2017

    British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at an election campaign rally on April 29, 2017 in Banchory, Scotland

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    29 April 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn delivers a campaign speech on leadership in London

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    29 April 2017

    Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at an election campaign rally in East London

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    30 April 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn speaks to supporters as he arrives for a conference for head teachers in Telford

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    2 May 2017

    Green MEP Molly Scott Cato speaks during the launch of the Green Party Brexit policy watched by Co-Leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas and Green London Assembly member Siân Rebecca Berry at the Space Studio in London

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    2 May 2017

    Co-Leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas, speaks during the launch of the Green Party Brexit policy at the Space Studio in London

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    2 May 2017

    Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Siân Rebecca Berry, London Assembly Green Party member and the Bristol West candidate, Molly Scott Cato make an announcement of the party’s new Brexit policy in London

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    2 May 2017

    Scottish Conservative party leader Ruth Davidson gave a speech at the G&V Royal Mile Hotel in Edinburgh ahead of the local government election

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    2 May 2017

    Ukip leader Paul Nuttall during a walkabout in Dudley town centre in the West Midlands, with Ukip West Midlands MEP Bill Etheridge and Pete Durnell, West Midlands Metro Mayor candidate, while on the election campaign trail

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    2 May 2017

    Ukip leader Paul Nuttall eats grapes during a walkabout in Dudley town centre in the West Midlands, with Ukip West Midlands MEP Bill Etheridge and Pete Durnell, West Midlands Metro Mayor candidate

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    2 May 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, campaigns in Southampton

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    2 May 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, campaigns in Southampton

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    2 May 2017

    A view of the Liberal Democrat battle bus during a general election campaign visit to Lewes in East Sussex

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    2 May 2017

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a campaign stop at a company in St Yves, Cornwall, England

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    2 May 2017

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a campaign stop at a company in St Yves, Cornwall, England. The Prime Minister is campaigning in South-West England, a former Liberal Democrat stronghold, as she urges West Country voters to stick with her party ahead of the polls on June 8

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    2 May 2017

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May enjoys some chips during a campaign stop in Mevagissey, Cornwall

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    2 May 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May having some chips while on a walkabout during a election campaign stop in Mevagissey, Cornwall

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    8 May 2017

    Britain’s opposition Labour party Leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts as he meets with nursing students at the University of Worcester’s Sheila Scott building in Worcester

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    8 May 2017

    Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon gestures during her tour of the Inveralmond Brewery as she campaigns for the upcoming general election, in Perth

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    8 May 2017

    Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon gestures during her tour of the Inveralmond Brewery as she campaigns for the upcoming general election, in Perth

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    8 May 2017

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the Dhamecha Lohana Centre in north west London

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    8 May 2017

    Ukip leader Paul Nuttall at a policy launch event in Gt George Street, London

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    8 May 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party campaigns outside Leamington Spa Town Hall

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    9 May 2017

    Britain’s Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn greets a supporter campaigning in Manchester, north west England

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    9 May 2017

    Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and the party’s local candidate Tessa Munt on board a hovercraft during a visit to the Burnham Area Rescue Boat (BARB), a charity that operates two life-saving rescue hovercrafts and an inshore rescue boat, at Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset

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    9 May 2017

    Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson visits the Shortbread House of Edinburgh’s factory on the election campaign trail

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    10 May 2017

    SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon has selfies taken during a walk about in Kirkintilloch town centre

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    10 May 2017

    SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon with eleven month old Isla Corbett during a walk about in Kirkintilloch town centre

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    10 May 2017

    Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron takes part in a gardening lesson as he visits Lewannick Primary School near Launceston in Cornwall, England

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    16 May 2017

    British Prime Minister Theresa May meets the Nishkam Trust leadership team and pupils of Nishkam Primary School in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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    16 May 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn pledged to ‘resign’ the two-child limit on tax credits

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    16 May 2017

    Supporters ahead of Jeremy Corbyn’s appearance at the launch in Bradford of the Labour Party manifesto for the General Election

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    16 May 2017

    Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron meets engineering students during a visit to Bath College in Somerset

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    16 May 2017

    Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron at work onboard the party battlebus following a general election campaign visit to Bath in Somerset

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    17 May 2017

    British Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attend a Conservative Party Press Conference at One Canada Square

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    17 May 2017

    Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond (L) and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attend an election campaign event in Canary Wharf

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