Early Parliamentary General Election

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:39 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Mike Gapes Mike Gapes Independent, Ilford South 6:39 pm, 28th October 2019

We are apparently approaching the season of good will, when we are supposed to have Christmas parties in our primary schools and wish each other season’s greetings. I hope that people who want a season of good will have not been watching these exchanges.

They say that turkeys do not vote for an early Christmas. That is probably true, but it is also apparent that some people have been on chicken runs from one constituency to another. [Interruption.] No, I am standing in Ilford South; I am not running anywhere. I am standing in my own constituency.