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Brexit: Boris Johnson abandons bill in new push for December election

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PM in bid to get Lib Dems and SNP to agree poll date before ChristmasLatest Brexit developments – liveBoris Johnson will abandon attempts to push his Brexit bill through this parliament in a bid to get the Liberal Democrats and the SNP to agree to an election before Christmas – although the parties are still in dispute over the potential date.The prime minister failed on Monday to get the votes of two-thirds of MPs he needed to secure an election under existing laws, after opposition parties largely abstained. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-10-29 07:09:01

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