29 Oct 2019

MPs vote on December election

Political Editor

A general election is now almost certain to be part of the advent calendar.

The chance of a people’s vote has fizzled and the campaign for a second referendum is in disarray.

We will speak to one its most high profile supporters, the former Prime Minister Tony Blair, later in the programme.

Tonight Boris Johnson has restored the whip to 10 Conservative MPs who rebelled in September. That does not include the former Chancellor Philip Hammond.