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Breaking: UK MPs Vote In Favour Of Early General Election

The United Kingdom members of parliaments Wednesday Voted in favour of an early general election in the country, as called on Tuesday by Prime minister Theresa May.

They voted 522 to 13 to authorise an early poll, with the Prime Minister easily securing the support of two-thirds of MPs required to dissolve Parliament before the scheduled date of 2020 for an election.
Opening the debate on the motion to authorise the snap poll, Mrs May said it was time "to put our fate in the hands of the people and let the people decide".
She claimed a large Conservative majority would strengthen the Government's hand in getting a good Brexit deal and provide "strong and stable leadership in the national interest".
But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the election was an opportunity for voters to pass judgement on the Tories' record on austerity, cuts to the NHS and schools, child poverty and a crisis in housing.
He dismissed the PM's argument that she needs a fresh mandate to deliver Brexit, and said it was "extremely interesting" she had chosen to call an election as the Crown Prosecution Service decides whether to press charges against a number of Tory MPs over allegations relating to 2015 general election expenses.
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