UK Elections

The elections in UK are divided into six parts, i.e. elections to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, elections to devolved parliaments and assemblies, elections to the European Parliament, local elections, mayoral elections and Police and Crime Commissioner elections. After the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011, all these 6 elections are held after fixed periods

Timelines
Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

12 Jun 2017

Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

Battling against all odds to keep her minority government together, British PM Theresa May has announced her new cabinet with major positions assigned to close aides, including Damien Green who was appointed as 'deputy'.

UK election- Record 12 Indian-origin MPs in House of Commons

10 Jun 2017

UK election- Record 12 Indian-origin MPs in House of Commons

A record 12 Indian-origin individuals were elected as MPs in the UK House of Commons.

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

10 Jun 2017

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

Following British PM Theresa May's decision to form the government with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), official sources from her office has indicated that she would retain top ministers including Amber Rudd, Interior minister and Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary.

Hung parliament in the UK, what can happen next?

09 Jun 2017

Hung parliament in the UK, what can happen next?

The UK is set for a hung parliament after the incumbent Theresa May-led Conservative party failed to gain absolute majority.

Tight than expected race as Britain goes to the polls

08 Jun 2017

Tight than expected race as Britain goes to the polls

Polls have opened in Britain, nearly two months after PM Theresa May called a snap general election.

UK elections 2017: Who are the Indian candidates?

08 Jun 2017

UK elections 2017: Who are the Indian candidates?

One of the oldest and largest immigrant communities in the United Kingdom, Indians have been quietly but steadily working their way up into the country's top political rung.

UK: May says snap polls will strengthen Brexit hand

19 Apr 2017

UK: May says snap polls will strengthen Brexit hand

UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the snap General Election would help strengthen the need for Brexit. The elections were first scheduled to be held on 8 June.