With Britain now going to the polls on June 8 for the snap general election, we will be offering a comprehensive service that gives customers all the content they require to cover and monitor this historic event.

GE2017 package gives you access to all of PA’s coverage of the UK general election. By taking access to this package you will also receive coverage of the council and mayoral elections taking place on 4th May – which will no doubt provide fascinating insights and trends in the build-up.


PA offers the election service you'd expect from the UK's national news agency: fast, fair and accurate coverage direct from the campaign trail. This year, our GE2017 package gives you access to all of PA’s general election content including editorial, video, graphics and results. As the UK’s leading provider of election services, you can be confident that wherever you use our content, PA’s multimedia assets can power your coverage.

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PA will have reporters on the campaign buses for the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats, so you can expect all the latest news in the build-up direct from the campaign trail. We will have comprehensive coverage on the day covering all the key moments, as well as the results as they happen through the night. A range of feature content is planned on a daily and one-off basis including explainers, profiles, quotes of the day, manifestos at-a-glance and five things we’ve learned.

  • Tory election message should have focused on change, ex-adviser admits
    The Tories should have campaigned for change rather than “continuity” in the General Election, Theresa May’s former chief of staff has said. Nick Timothy, who was the Prime Minister’s joint chief of staff alongside Fiona Hill, claimed the party’s electoral strategy was “wrong” on reflection. He told the Daily Telegraph...
  • Lord Heseltine predicts election in two years, with Government ‘torn apart’
    The Conservative Government will face a general election in about two years’ time, former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has predicted. And the Conservative peer warned that by this point, Theresa May’s administration will be “torn apart by leadership speculation and the growing clarity of our weakness in the Brexit...
  • Theresa May admits she was ‘devastated’ at outcome of general election
    Theresa May has told how she shed a “little tear” when she saw the shock exit poll on election night predicting she was about to lose her majority. The Prime Minister’s husband Philip broke the news and gave her a hug to console her, she told BBC’s Radio 5 Live’s...
  • Investigation launched into abuse of parliamentary candidates
    An investigation into the abuse of parliamentary candidates is being launched after a wave of intimidation during the general election campaign. Labour and the Conservatives have both accused the other of failing to act to stamp out abuse by their members and activists after reports of racism, anti-Semitism and sexism....
  • Theresa May launching fightback with vow to build fairer nation
    Theresa May will this week insist she has the right vision for Britain and an “unshakeable sense of purpose” to build a fairer nation as she launches a fightback after her General Election gamble backfired. The Prime Minister will acknowledge that the loss of her Commons majority means she has...
  • Top minister tells Tories national debate on tuition fees may be needed
    Britain may need to have a national debate on university tuition fees, Theresa May’s most senior minister said after urging Tories to modernise to win over young metropolitan voters who back Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour. Damian Green said the current system, with fees capped at £9,250 a year, allows UK universities...
  • Labour pushes for ‘jobs first’ Brexit deal in final Queen’s Speech vote
    Labour will challenge MPs to back a “jobs first” Brexit that delivers the “exact same benefits” of the European single market and customs union in the final round of Commons votes on the Queen’s Speech. Jeremy Corbyn said Theresa May does not have a mandate for a “race-to-the-bottom” exit from...
  • Government branded ‘shambles’ over public sector pay cap confusion
    Labour has accused the Government of a “shambles” over public sector pay, amid confusion over the future of the 1% cap on annual rises. Hopes were raised that the long-standing cap was set to be scrapped, after a senior Number 10 source briefed reporters that Prime Minister Theresa May accepted...


We will be producing a wide range of clear and innovative graphics for the general election as well as the mayoral and local elections. Our graphics team are expert designers and data journalists, interpreting the key stories and distilling them into clear, easy-to-digest infographics. Graphics will include:

  • Poll trackers
  • Live debate quick-fire graphics
  • Fact-checkers and at-a-glance guides
  • Election results graphics
  • Weekly snapshots
  • Social media trends
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GE2017 grants you access to our video portal which will contain all of our coverage from nominations through to post-election reactions. This includes regular coverage of all three major parties, 60 second-wraps as well as ad-hoc video with the latest developments. All our video is delivered quickly and available in 1080p as either newsroom-ready rough cuts or consumer-ready packages.


PA will once again be offering its detailed data service for the general election. Our elections data includes the full set of nominations for all constituencies pre-election, short news items for selected key constituencies during the election, results rushes, the full results and Combined State of Parties statistics.

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