A general election on December 12 would mean MPs have only a few days left at Westminster before they lose their jobs.
The timetable is extremely tight for a general election on either December 9 or December 12.
Britain could be heading for its first December general election in almost a century if MPs back Boris Johnson’s plan for a pre-Christmas poll.
If MPs vote to hold a general election on December 12, it would be the first time in nearly 100 years that the country has gone to the polls so close to Christmas.
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