Sunday 25 March 2018

Could Brexit Britain be on the verge of another political upset?

Theresa May might still top the polls in this week's election - but she's made it harder than it needed to be, writes Eilis O'Hanlon

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Photo: PA Wire
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Photo: PA Wire

Eilis O'Hanlon

In Ireland, it's impossible not to know when an election is under way. Lamp posts are smothered in posters; the roadsides are festooned with reminders of the coming poll.

In Britain right now, it's hard to tell that there's an election in four days' time at all. There are a few placards in private gardens, the occasional leaflet dropping through doors, but that's about it.

Nor is this because signposting is illegal. It isn't.

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