British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of delivering a statement on snap election plans for June 8, outside 10 Downing Street on April 18. May, a reluctant “remainer” turned staunch “Brexiteer”, has made clear her view that immigration and sovereignty were the primary drivers behind the “Leave” victory. Photo: EPA

Will Theresa May’s snap-poll gamble pay off as she stakes political future on Brexit?

Andrew Hammond says the shock announcement underlines how Brexit is reframing UK politics, and the opposition and remain camp could gain if they present an attractive wider vision against the prime minister’s hard Brexit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of delivering a statement on snap election plans for June 8, outside 10 Downing Street on April 18. May, a reluctant “remainer” turned staunch “Brexiteer”, has made clear her view that immigration and sovereignty were the primary drivers behind the “Leave” victory. Photo: EPA
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