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Government fails to force snap general election on December 12

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Government fails to force snap general election on December 12

Government fails to force snap general election on December 12

The Government has failed to force a snap general election on December 12, as MPs voted 299 to 70 in favour of the motion - short of the required two-thirds Commons majority.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson then told MPs the Government will give notice of a short Bill for a general election on December 12.


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