UPDATE: Commons support Prime Minister's call for early general election
- MPs have voted in support of the government's plans for an early general election on June 8
- Prime Minister Theresa May has called a general election to be held on June 8.
- Has said Britain needs certainty, stability and strong leadership.
- "Britain is leaving the European Union and there can be no turning back."
- Movement of the date will require backing of two thirds of the House of Commons.