Gordon Brown Confirms General Election Date Of May 6
April 6, 2010
Labour has especially been under strain to gain support as the Tories dominate the polls.
Brown has said previously that he plan on continuing to focus on economic recovery, and that “nothing we do should put that recovery at risk.”
“We will not allow 13 years of investment and reform in our public services, to build up the future of these great services, to be put at risk,” he said. “We will say to the British people: ‘Our cause is your cause’. Let’s go to it.”
David Cameron is fronting the Tories, and promises a change to his own party, as well as a “modern Conservative alternative” to Labour.
“It’s the most important general election for a generation,” Cameron said. “It comes down to this. You don’t have to put up with another five years of Gordon Brown.”
Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg has denounced them both, saying that Britain is no longer running under an election split between the two main parties.
“This is a choice now between the old politics of the two old parties and something new, something different, which the Liberal Democrats offer.”
But Tories lead the polls, and it has long been assumed that the election would bring a reinstatement of Conservative rule as David Cameron slides effortlessly into the PM’s seat.
Possibly the most amazing point of the whole thing is that, when two of the three main choices are Gordon Brown and David Cameron, the Lib Dems still struggle for support.