Debate on Early Election Resolution

Members from the British House of Commons backed a motion to allow the prime minister to call an early election on June 8, 2017, despite some criticism from… read more

Members from the British House of Commons backed a motion to allow the prime minister to call an early election on June 8, 2017, despite some criticism from about a dozen members. The final vote was 522 to 13. The debate and vote came one day after Prime Minister Theresa May made the surprise announcement for the snap election in London, stating that it was the best way forward to ensure a unified front on negotiations for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, also known as “Brexit.” close

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  • John Bercow Speaker, House of Commons United Kingdom->House of Commons
  • Jake Berry Member United Kingdom (Conservative)
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Debate on Early Election Resolution

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Program ID:
427130-101
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Cities of London and Westminster, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2017 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2017 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 19, 2017 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2017 | 11:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2017 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2017 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2017 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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