Sunday, 4 June 2017

In The Wake Of The London Bridge Attack A Petition To Suspend The General Election Has Been Launched

In the wake of the London Bridge attack a petition has been launched calling on the Government to suspend the general election. Across the UK, people have Facebook and Twitter to voice their concerns over the country going to the polls on Thursday.

The petition - which had 103 signatures after just a few hours - asked June 8's poll to be suspended for the foreseeable future. The calls came as Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market are being treated as terrorist attacks.

The petition on said that the election should be suspended to prioritise safety.
Its author Mark Oxley wrote: “I'm quite sure a high percentage of the UK population agree that now is not the time to have a general election, after a second devastating attack I believe it is time to prioritise the safety of our country and its people, that's why I ask you to call off the general election for the foreseeable future.”

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