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Winter is coming: but could Theresa May really call—and win—a December election?

There's a myth that Labour suffers in winter elections.

By Colin Talbot  

You know nothing: but what would a winter general election mean for the Tories? Photo: Prospect composite

In recent weeks there has been a lot of speculation about a looming crisis in Parliament. There could, the whispers suggest, be no majority for any Brexit option, which might lead to a winter General Election.

Let’s leave aside for a moment the thorny issue of how such an election might be triggered and look at what it might mean. Were there to be an election, Theresa May would doubtless be hoping…

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