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Government to put forward 'almost identical' Dec 9 general election proposals suggested by Lib Dems and SNP

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Government to put forward 'almost identical' Dec 9 general election proposals suggested by Lib Dems and SNP

By Stephen Mcilkenny

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    MPs will vote later on whether to back a December general election while EU ambassadors decide on the length of a Brexit extension.
  • The Prime Minister’s election bid on Monday, to be made under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (FTPA), would require a two-thirds Commons majority – 434 MPs – to agree to an election on December 12.

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