Early parliamentary general election

Part of Early Parliamentary General Election Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough 6:45 pm, 29th October 2019

Does my hon. Friend agree that, quite apart from the consequences for constituency activities, a crucial consequence of an early Dissolution would be for the business of the House and the threat of losing crucial legislation, such as the Northern Ireland Budget Bill, which is essential if Northern Ireland civil servants are to be paid and a Government shutdown avoided?