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Early parliamentary general election

Part of Early Parliamentary General Election Bill – in the House of Commons at 8:00 pm on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of Christine Jardine Christine Jardine Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Liberal Democrat Deputy Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Women and Equalities) 8:00 pm, 29th October 2019

On a point of order, Mr Speaker. For three and a half years, the Liberal Democrats have campaigned for the people of this country to have the final say. We would have preferred that to be in the form of a people’s vote, and we would now have preferred the general election to be on 9 December. But, Parliament having decided, we are ready to take this issue back and give people the chance to say whether Brexit is something they want to stop. [Interruption.]