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Ah no, the earliest possible date for a general election is apparently 7 March.

So a new government would have about 10 days.

Doable.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Wed Jan 16th, 2019 at 04:09:10 PM EST
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... this is on the assumption that May loses the confidence vote tonight, and doesn't regain it after the two-week grace period. My timetable above would require a two-thirds majority tonight to dissolve parliament, which isn't doable.


It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Wed Jan 16th, 2019 at 04:11:15 PM EST
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