Three possible dates for an early General Election: 8 May, 22 and 29 June???

Political analysis, Westminster
I went down a bit of a rabbit hole this week. Want to join me? It started with a rather enjoyable blog by John Rowland - ‘After NICS: are we heading for another General Election?’. At first, I just wanted to know if it would be feasible to call an early General Election and how the Government could go about it. I concluded it was possible, if messy. This time, I wanted to know if it was practical in terms of delivering Brexit - an early General Election could deliver a strong majority but it could also mean the loss of up to two months working time for both Government and Parliament. Is this manageable? To form a view I’ve looked at: What we know regarding the current timetable for Brexit,…
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