Apr 18, 2017
By Andy Johnson
May’s Conservative Party is way ahead of the main opposition Labour Party in opinion polls and a resounding win would bolster her mandate in upcoming talks with the European Union over the country’s exit.
May, who took office last July after her predecessor David Cameron stepped down, said an election is needed because the country is coming together but Parliament is not.
She blamed her opponents’ political game-playing for undermining the country in Brexit talks.