What happens when polls close? The Count.

What happens when polls close? The Count.

BriefingsElectionUK Politics

UK Polling Stations are open 7am-10pm on the day of an election, but what happens when those doors close? When the doors close at 10pm the ballot boxes are quickly transported to the location of the count, this is usually a large sports hall within the constituency. When the ballot boxes arrive, their seal is

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A look into the Copeland By-Election

A look into the Copeland By-Election

BriefingsUK Politics

On 21st December 2016, Jamie Reed announced that he would be resigning as Labour’s MP for Copeland, in order to take up a new role as Head of Development and Community Relations at Sellafield, a local nuclear decommissioning site. This sparked a by-election, to be held on February 23rd 2017. We are currently doing coverage

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Alternative Political Engagement

Sign or create a petition. E-petitions are an easy way for you to influence Government. You can find petitions to sign on the E-petition website or create an e-petition about anything that the government is responsible for and if it gets at least 100,000 signatures, it will be considered for debate in the House of Commons, where Read more

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