Tony Blair Visits Buckingham Palace
On 5th April 2005, Tony Blair visited Queen Elizabeth II to request the dissolution of Parliament on April 11th with voting day on May 5th
Correspondents – Labour
Michelle Clifford and Andrew Wilson with Tony Blair and the Labour party
Correspondents – Conservatives
Emma Hurd and Dominic Waghorn with Michael Howard and the Conservative party
Correspondents – Liberal Democrats
Lisa Holland and Greg Milam with Charles Kennedy and the Liberal Democrat Party
Random Graphics from Sky News’ Pre-election coverage
Vote ’05 Sky News’ main election results programme started at 9pm on May 5th – presented by political editor, Adam Boulton and the first female to present an election results programme in the UK, Julie Etchingham. Opening Shot of Presenters… Read more
Vote ’05 Sky Across Britain saw David Bowden use the SkyCopter to travel the length and breadth of the country testing public opinion on all the big Election issues.
Vote ’05 During the Pre-election campaign Sky News was live in the key marginal constituency of Rossendale and Darwen in Lancashire. Sky’s Kay Burley and Robert Nisbet got instant and on the ground reaction to the campaign’s twists and turns.