General Election 2015: Stephen Hawking says he will vote Labour

The physicist shares his Theory of Everything to do with the election

Helen Nianias
Tuesday 28 April 2015 09:07
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Professor Stephen Hawking in his office at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University
Professor Stephen Hawking in his office at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University

Stephen Hawking, argued to be the most intelligent man on the planet, thinks that Ed Miliband is the best person to be Prime Minister.

The physicist who was the subject of Oscar-winning film The Theory of Everything, has confirmed he is voting Labour and has backed Cambridge candidate Daniel Zeichner.

"We’re really pleased and we hope that people will take note," said Zeichner

"And many other scientists understand the city needs a Labour government to get the kind of investment we need again."

Hawking has previously spoken out against the privatisation of the National Health Service.

He described the NHS as "Britain's finest public service".


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