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If I understand the legislation correctly, if a vote of no confidence is passed, and no new vote of confidence is passed within two weeks, you have got yourself an election. And the Tories has a minority. So either if enough Tories abstains or if DUP freaks out and votes down the May government.
by fjallstrom on Sun Nov 25th, 2018 at 10:58:19 PM EST
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Yes, but up until now the DUP has been careful to say they won't vote no confidence, even though they will vote no to everything else. They know they will lose all influence if the Tories are defeated.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Nov 25th, 2018 at 11:07:30 PM EST
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If Labour had a lick of sense, it would vote to keep May in.  The Tories have to be made to reap the whirlwind.
by rifek on Mon Nov 26th, 2018 at 04:43:27 AM EST
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