Early parliamentary general election

Part of Early Parliamentary General Election Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Percy Andrew Percy Conservative, Brigg and Goole 6:15 pm, 29th October 2019

No, I am not giving way because I have not finished my point. All I would say to the hon. Gentleman is that, after the 2015 election, his party was fined for election expense failings—I think over the Ed stone, as it was called—and Momentum received the biggest fine that any political group has received in the UK. I do not question the hon. Gentleman’s mandate from either the 2015 election or from 2017 because his party was responsible in one election for technical breaches when it came to expenses law, or, in the case of the 2017 election, because one of the groups within his party—