Early General Election — [David Mundell in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:34 pm on 17th October 2022.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 5:34 pm, 17th October 2022

The Minister is very generous in giving way. He is making an important point that general elections are not always necessary. Does he agree, however, that one of the problems besetting the majority party is that before the 2019 general election, Mr Farage’s party tipped into the Tory party, and that that has resulted in it splitting in two?