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2017 General Election Diary Day 2: Into the valley of death rode the 650

A small piece of history today as Parliament voted to dissolve itself for the first time. Like all momentous historical decisions, it was taken after a 90-minute debate that they’d only had twenty four hours notice of, but that’s still actually more democratic…

Is the fix in?

Another thought struck me this morning: what if Gordon Brown already knows when he’s resigning? We can safely assume that if he was to resign that the General Election countdown clock would start, with the dissolution of Parliament likely happening within a week…