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Early Parliamentary General Election Bill - Second Reading

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:11 pm on 30th October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Wallace of Tankerness Lord Wallace of Tankerness Liberal Democrat 4:11 pm, 30th October 2019

I am grateful to the noble Baroness for giving way. What benefits did she think would accrue from a fixed-term Parliament, given that the Labour Party included a commitment to it in its 2010 election manifesto?