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Get the latest WTX News UK Politics here – including breaking news, live events, PMQs, interviews and in-depth special reports. We’ll guide you through every election, local and national, and provide you with quick and simple guides to political parties and manifestos, how to register to vote and how to vote. 

We’ll keep you updated with the latest from No 10 – the good, the bad and the ugly.

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What are the 3 main political parties in UK?

Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats. 

What political type is the UK?

The United Kingdom is a Constitutional Monarchy in which the reigning monarch (that is, the king or queen who is the head of state at any given time) does not make any open political decisions. All political decisions are taken by the government and Parliament.

Who runs England?

The Prime Minister is the leader of Her Majesty’s Government and is ultimately responsible for all policy and decisions. The Prime Minister also: oversees the operation of the Civil Service and government agencies. 

Is the UK a two party system?

The two party system in the United Kingdom allows for other parties to exist, although the main two parties tend to dominate politics; in this arrangement, other parties are not excluded and can win seats in Parliament.

Many of Tuesday’s front pages focus on Rishi Sunak’s pledge to save older people from paying tax on their state pension. The left-leaning newspapers lead on Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer as both the PM and the leader of the opposition have been on the campaign trail since the announcement of a snap general election – to be held on 4 July. 

Elsewhere, several papers feature images from the Israeli airstrike on the Rafah, which has drawn international condemnation as civilians sheltering have been hit. 

The back pages lead on the latest Premier League news – including the latest gossip about new managers. Chelsea are closing in on their new boss and Erik ten Hag is still reportedly in the dark over his future.

Sunday’s front pages lead on two main stories: the prime minister’s promise to bring back national service if the Conservatives are re-elected to No 10 at the next general election and the divorce announcement from TV presenters Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. 

Away from the main stories, other domestic political news looms large on the front pages, whilst the back pages lead on Manchester United’s shock 2-0 FA Cup final win over Manchester City.