British PM May says she does not predict election results

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Britain's main opposition party leader has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to resign following Saturday's terror attack in London that killed seven people.

He replied "Indeed, I would", and added: "There have been calls made by many very responsible people on this who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and that now we're saying that we're having a problem".

Mr Corbyn also denied he had ever opposed the police having a "shoot-to-kill" policy when dealing with terror attacks, pointing out that an internal BBC investigation of an interview in which he discussed the issue in 2015 had found the report to be inaccurate.

Responding to Mr Corbyn, Conservative security minister Ben Wallace said: "Voters will judge him on his views and actions in the last 30 years, not his desperate promises and evasive soundbites three days out from polling day".

He said May should resign for presiding over cuts in police numbers during her time as Home Secretary.

Government figures show the number of police officers has fallen from 146,030 officers in 2010 to 126,766 in 2016 - the number of armed officers has dropped from 6,976 to 5,639 in the same time.

There were seven people killed and dozens injured when three terrorists drove a van onto the pavement on London Bridge on Saturday night and then got out to begin stabbing people.

The Labour leader said: 'At this time it is more important than ever that we stay united in our communities.

Putting leadership at the heart of her speech, May said that if Jeremy Corbyn wins on the 8 June, "Brussels would think that Christmas had come early".

The prime minister, speaking from Whitehall, talked about the importance of growth in the economy as Britain enters negotiations for Brexit.

"We have an election on Thursday where there is an opportunity to vote in a Labour government for the many not the few, one that will invest in police and security services rather than cut them".

He wrote in the Guardian: "Fewer police on the beat means fewer conversations, less information being passed on and less knowledge about who's who and who needs to be kept under surveillance".