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UK elections: Reporters' notebook

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2010-05-06

Ahead of the UK general election, France 24's reporters are travelling around the country to find out what voters are thinking and expect from one of the most absorbing electoral contests in a generation.

France 24's reporters are travelling around the United Kingdom, exploring the major issues and debates surrounding the May 6 general election. Find their daily reports here, or on television at 22:00 (GMT +2).

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 - Barking and Dagenham

The far-right British National Party is looking to take a tougher stand on immigration. Its supporters could play a key role in the general election.


Tuesday, May 04, 2010 - Christchurch, Dorset

Voters in Christchurch, Dorset, are traditionally conservative. But in the wake of widespread disenchantment with the political scene, they could prove key to swinging the May 6 election. "I am totally disillusioned with politics," one man told France 24. "No longer do [politicians] represent the people."


Monday, May 03, 2010 - Wales

France 24's reporters are halfway through their tour of Britain. On their latest stop they've been talking to the prized student voters in Welsh capital Cardiff.


Friday, April 30, 2010 - England

France 24 reporters look at how of the 2009 Westminster expenses scandal have affected British public opinion, and in particular its consequences on the forthcoming general election.


Thursday, April 29, 2010 - England

Crime has been one of the major campaign issues.
France 24's reporters visit Liverpool, one of the most dangerous cities in England.


Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - Scotland

First stop, Coldstream, where the SNP nationalist party is calling for a referendum on the independence of Scotland.

Date created : 2010-04-30