Polls open in United Kingdom election after campaign marred by attacks
Polls open in United Kingdom election after campaign marred by attacks
08 Junio, 2017, 17:10
"At first GBP may suffer as a result from the United Kingdom shifting to the left-leaning side of politics and investors' expectations of larger deficit financing", analysts from Japan's Nomura said in a note.
But the divorce from Europe has faded into the background in recent weeks in the wake of the terror attacks which hit Manchester and London, with campaigning suspended in the aftermath of both events.
The University of Bath's Dr Benjamin Bowman, a comparative politics teaching fellow, said "attacking" media coverage by Conservative-leaning newspapers on the eve of the election was also telling that the governing Conservatives could be under threat.
Some experts have even gone so far as to suggest that the election could be determined by the youth turnout.
"Furthermore, there is a significant critique of Ms May and her role as Home Secretary, where she was responsible for the drastic reduction in police numbers over a seven-year period". This would mean a formal majority of 32 for Theresa May, only slightly larger than it is now.
The Conservative lead over Labour has shrunk from 10 percentage points in our last poll to 5 percentage points in this one (and from 22 percentage points in our first poll after the election was called). Corbyn told supporters in Glasgow.
"I'm very proud of our campaign", he said.
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The Daily Telegraph and The Times are a little more aloof, although both warn against voting for Jeremy Corbyn.
Last night she had issued a last-minute plea to non-Tory voters to lend her their support as she hopes to begin negotiations on a Brexit deal which will define the country for generations.
A so-called "hard" Brexit would see the United Kingdom leave the EU's single market, which guarantees the free movement of goods, services and people within the bloc.
"In contrast, the Labour Party have said in their manifesto that they want to retain the closest ties possible with the European Union and would approach the negotiations in such a spirit".
The election's early stages pointed toward the predicted coronation for May and the Conservatives, campaigning under the slogan "strong and stable government".
Mrs May faced questions over cuts in the number of police officers during her six years as interior minister and Mr Corbyn drew criticism for, among other things, voting against some counter-terrorism legislation.
As a result, the extent of her control over her fractious party and of her margin for maneuver going into the Brexit talks will hinge on the size of her majority, and on whether it is perceived to be a significant improvement on Cameron's.
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have been out casting their votes today as people went to the polls amid heightened security.
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"Foremost, this would be the result of market relief that the most bearish result (a Labour victory) didn't come to pass".
"May's potential dependence on minorities such as hard Brexiteers or hard Remainers would raise the risk of "chaotic Brexit", but also the chance of a much softer Brexit than she now aims for", analysts from the USA bank said.
Citi said anything less than a 40-seat majority could increase political risks and uncertainty for the Brexit process, pushing sterling lower.
"Theresa May, you can not protect communities on the cheap and by disregarding the views of the police", he wrote, two days after the London Bridge attack, in a post alongside a video attacking the Conservatives' record that was shared more than 40,000 times.
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This strategy has worked to an extent with polls on leadership consistently backing May over Corbyn as a more trusted leader. Where is the battle for voters being fought? However, as the campaign progressed the polls narrowed sharply .
The implication seemed to be that Constand might have been trying to clean up some of the errors in her statements to police. But Constand perhaps blunted the attack by saying she got confused and initially thought the episode happened in March 2004.
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