The general election on 8 June will set the direction on important issues such as Brexit, industrial strategy, public services and employment rights.
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- Read our 5 top tips about the election process (including making sure you register to vote before 22 May!)
- Download our briefings and other resources
- We've drawn up a list of key questions to ask your local candidates
- Read about Prospect's perspective in our blog (below) or our news updates.
Our election blog
Do you, as a taxpayer, want to know exactly how much individual free schools have cost you over recent years, given that this is a flagship government education policy that seems likely to feature in the Conservatives’ manifesto?
I’ve seen enough manifestos, heard enough politicians’ speeches and pored over enough announcements and consultations to unfortunately have to adopt a cynical approach.
With news of a general election in June, now is the time to ensure that workers’ rights are high on the political agenda.
The prime minister’s decision to call an early general election is going to dominate the news over the next two months. The election will be an opportunity for Prospect members to make their views known to candidates from across the parties – and on science and innovation there are big...
It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a Chancellor with a hole in his fiscal plans must be thinking of a raid on pension tax relief.