Theresa May surprised us all with her announcement of snap elections set for the 8th of June 2017.
May claimed that the snap elections were necessary to help secure a majority government, required to help push through brexit. She claimed that “The country is coming together but Westminster is not.” She added: “In recent weeks Labour have threatened to vote against the final agreement we reach with the European Union, the Liberal Democrats have said they want to grind the business of government to a standstill, the SNP say they will vote against the legislation that formally repeals Britain’s membership of the European Union, and unelected members of the House of Lords have vowed to fight us every step of the way.”
Theresa May went on to say: “We need a general election and we need one now because we have at this moment a one-off chance to get this done while the European Union agrees its negotiating position and before the detailed talks begin.”
The social care sector has suffered greatly under the budget cuts imposed by the Conservative government. Many in the social care sector are preparing to vote Labour.
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