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ELECTION 2017

ELECTION 2017

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.

FAST AND ACCURATE ELECTIONS COVERAGE

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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EDITORIAL

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.

  • Today on the campaign trail: Tim Farron takes the cake on 47th birthday
    From birthday cakes to questionable football skills, here’s a round-up of the day’s election coverage. Good day?No-licking ban imposed on Jasper after sheep dung eating incident. #GE17 pic. twitter. com/wW1bfWUEr1— Shaun Connolly (@shaunconnolly01) May 27, 2017During a walkabout with the media in Scout Scar, in the Lake District, Cumbria, Tim...
  • Poll shows Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as vote approaches
    Another General Election poll has shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches. The Opinium poll for The Observer put Theresa May’s party 10 points ahead on 45%, with Labour on 35%, Liberal Democrats on 7% and Ukip on 5%. But the Tory advantage was...
  • Nicola Sturgeon promises to put young people at centre of SNP manifesto
    The SNP manifesto will focus on opportunities and support for young people, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The party is to publish its proposals on Tuesday after delaying it in the wake of the Manchester bombing. Visiting the East Dunbartonshire constituency on Saturday, the First Minister promised to put young people...
  • Political football as Labour vows to make sport ‘for the many, not the few’
    Jeremy Corbyn will use FA Cup final day to commit to developing a “flexible football ticket” to help fans travel to matches which are moved for television coverage with minimum disruption. A Labour government will work with train operators, broadcasters and football clubs to stop fans being left with worthless...
  • IRA bombing campaign was completely wrong because it killed civilians – Corbyn
    Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the IRA’s bombing campaign after coming under severe pressure to single out the terror group for criticism. The Labour leader said the IRA’s bombing campaign was “completely wrong” because it killed civilians. Mr Corbyn has come under fire over his association with Irish republicans and for...
  • Ukip would hold a referendum on fox hunting: Nuttall
    Ukip would put the issue of fox hunting to a referendum if people wanted it, party leader Paul Nuttall has said. Mr Nuttall was asked about his views on fox hunting by Sid, a busker in Boston, while out campaigning. “If the countryside or people in the countryside want a...
  • Jeremy Corbyn: It has to be police, not Army, protecting Britain’s streets
    Jeremy Corbyn has said the Army should not have to be deployed on Britain’s streets to respond to the terror threat because there should be enough police officers to protect people. The Labour leader also said it was “disturbing” that armed police will be guarding hundreds of events over the...
  • George Osborne: May and Corbyn offering ‘retreat from international liberalism’
    Theresa May has joined Jeremy Corbyn in offering a “retreat from international liberalism and globalisation”, which marks a sharp shift in direction from David Cameron’s administration, former chancellor George Osborne has said. And Mr Osborne contrasted the Prime Minister’s approach with the “socially liberal, pro-business and pro-free market” values which...

GRAPHICS

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

VIDEO

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.

DATA

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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