The MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, Nick Gibb - a Conservative, has given his reaction to an election.
Welcome decision to call general election, ensuring we continue to have strong & stable leadership as Britain negotiates exit from the EU.
Here is the full transcript of Robert Peston's exclusive interview with the prime minister after she called for an early General Election.
Why has Theresa May announced that she wants to call an early general election and what happens next?
The Prime Minister has made an abrupt turn-around, but will her gamble pay off at the ballot box?