Westminster News

Text of the Prime Minister's Statement announcing a General Election on June 8

‘I have just chaired a meeting of the Cabinet where we agreed that the government should call a general election to be held on the 8th June. I want to explain the reasons for that decision, what will happen next, and the choice facing the British people when you come to vote in this election.

Autumn Statement

This is an Autumn Statement that provides a stable economic platform as the UK leaves the EU, setting out how we will support our economy as we begin writing this new chapter in our country’s history.