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PM’s ‘final chance’ for quick poll


Boris Johnson’s aides say bid TODAY to get a December 12 election is last opportunity to ‘replace this dysfunctional parliament’ – as hopes rise Lib Dems and SNP will back law

  • Prime Minister told MPs they would be asked to vote on a pre-Christmas poll
  • Jeremy Corbyn blocked an initial attempt to hold an election on December 12
  • Ministers were last night trying to persuade Lib Dems and SNP to support bill 
  • His aides admit today’s vote is probably his last chance to secure a quick poll