Our thoughts are, of course with victims, friends, family and anyone else caught up in the horrible events of this week in Manchester. You have our love, our support and our friendship. Always.
Where has the time gone?
It's already been nearly 6 weeks since Theresa may called this snap election. And now - less than 2 weeks before polling. But. We're not ready!
For weeks I've been writing in this email that - just wait a week or two - and this is all going to start for real. Clearly the delays this week have been for the most tragic of reasons. But it still makes the election even more last minute. The SNP haven't been able to publish their mainfesto yet.
Given the last-minute scramble, the changing picture in the polls makes it all the more confusing. A YouGov poll for The Times has Labour just 5 points behind the Conservatives. They appear to have jumped from 24% to 38%. That probably wouldn't be enough for a Labour win, but it may well shrink May's majority. Clearly, there are still 2 weeks to go, well, nearly. A whole lot can happen.
The election, therefore, is nearly upon us. It's half term and it's sunny and all the rest of it. But. Keep an eye on the country you want to see. And if you've really had enough already? Don't worry, there's only 12 more days.
We've running 2 amazing election events. They're both in London. Sorry.
Sunday June 4th, 1pm - What's this General Election thing about anyway?
This is in collaboration with Comedy Club 4 Kids. It's going to be super great. A family show to give a clear understanding of the election & democracy as a whole.
Thursday 8th June, 10pm - 6am - Snap Election Section
This is the return of our block rocking election night party. There is nowhere better to watch the results come in. Decent bar, decent booze, decent people.
For more details, click on the poster below.
We have this fantastic WhatsApp group which is a safe haven for political debate. It's a really great place to share ideas and ask questions to around 100 other people who are interested in learning more about politics. Click here to join: https://chat.whatsapp.com/H9StQ7z86nvACAku9iTab0