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Theresa May is to give a surprise statement at Number 10

by LLB Reporter
18th Apr 17 10:55 am

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Downing street has said the Prime Minister, Theresa May is give a statement this morning.

In an unusual move, Number 10 has announced Theresa May is to address the nation the official lectern is out ready suggesting there is to be a serious statement, as it is always reserved for big announcements such as resignations and elections.

The rumour mill is rife saying a snap election could be called however, no one will know until the statement comes out at 11:15.

An election can be called early if two-thirds of majority of MPs vote for this in the Commons.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said previously that he would support an early election.

The Fixed-Term Parliament Act says that the general election date is the first Thursday in May every five years. The next general election is to be in 2020.

 

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