No 10 refuses to rule out election shortly after 31 October Brexit

Downing St could delay election until days after Brexit if Boris Johnson loses confidence voteNo 10 has not ruled out scheduling an election in the immediate days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Boris Johnson is forced into one by the...

No 10 refuses to rule out election shortly after 31 October Brexit

Downing St could delay election until days after Brexit if Boris Johnson loses confidence vote

No 10 has not ruled out scheduling an election in the immediate days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Boris Johnson is forced into one by the loss of a confidence motion, according to party sources.

Speculation about the timing of an autumn election is rife as Downing Street tries to figure out how to deal with the fallout if Tory rebels join with opposition parties to vote down the government.

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