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Why the election looks set to be in November, writes Robert Peston

A vote for a general election is likely after the Queen's Speech or after the EU summit. Credit: PA

Opposition parties will again vote against general election on Monday.

The debate between leaders of Labour, SNP, Liberal Democrats, Plaid and Greens is whether to vote for an election a day or two after Queen’s Speech on October 14 or day or three after EU summit on October 17-18.

Either way, it is all about making sure Boris Johnson either goes to Brussels to beg for a Brexit delay or resigns to allow a temporary government of national unity and means the general election would be in (mid to late) November.

How does Johnson escape this trap?

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