POLL: Do you think Theresa May is right to call a snap general election?

Theresa May has called for a snap general election to be held in June - but do you think she's made the right decision?

Tuesday, 18th April 2017, 1:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:56 pm
Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in Downing Street, London, announcing a snap general election on June 8. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The prime minister had previously said she would not call for another election until 2020.

The News readers have been having their say on Facebook.

Terry Moore commented: ‘Absolutely she will get elected, who is there to oppose her? Labour, Liberals, not a chance. Very clever move on the part of Mrs May.’

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Ruth Appleby said: ‘Probably a strategically correct move, given the disarray in the opposition parties.

‘When she wins we will have another five years - two for the Brexit negotiations, and three more for getting the county back as it should be.’

And Scott Daryle James Matthews posted: ‘A very clever woman , landslide victory coming her way.’

But Keir Lyons said: ‘Waste of time and money. She will be elected, who else is there?’