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YOU'RE JOKING...NOT ANOTHER ONE!
Following another rollercoaster week in Parliament – and crucially, the EU’s approval of a Brexit extension to 31 January 2020 – the Government and Opposition have agreed to hold a General Election on 12 December 2019. Results will, perhaps appropriately, be known on Friday the 13th…
HERE WE GO AGAIN
It's been a truly mad week in politics, with the Supreme Court striking down the prorogation of parliament as ‘null and void’, even as Conference season is still in full swing. Parliament is back in session as of today, with unpredictable consequences for the Government, the Brexit process and Tory party conference.
BRICKS AND BREXIT
This week's edition of LDN drives home the point that any election in the next year, general or otherwise, is going to be about housing and Brexit and even when it’s about the NHS, it’s really about Brexit – see below for the story about the allocation of money for hospitals.