Thanks for following our live coverage on what has been an eventful first day of the official campaign period.
Here's a rundown of what happened:
- Tom Watson announced he was standing down as an MP and as Labour deputy leader
- Boris Johnson launched the Tory Party's election campaign, with a promise to "get Brexit done"
- The day also saw the resignation of Welsh Secretary Alun Cairnes, who quit the cabinet over claims he knew about a former aide's role in the "sabotage" of a rape trial
- Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn again vowed to sort Brexit out in six months with a referendum on a new deal
- Meanwhile, four Labour Parliamentary candidates were banned from standing by the party's National Executive Committee
- The Green Party promised £100bn annually for 10 years to tackle the "climate emergency"
- The Lib Dems were out on the campaign trail with their electric bus, promising "Remain alliances" to win more seats
- Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was also touring the country, with speeches in Workington and Carlisle
- SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon wrote an open letter to Scots who voted Remain urging them to back her party