Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to head for the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday his government would present a bill to parliament to hold an election on Dec. 12, saying it was time to “get Brexit done”.
“Later on this evening, the government will give notice of presentation for a short bill for an election on the 12th of December so we can finally get Brexit done,” Johnson told parliament.
Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, writing by Elizabeth Piper; editing by William James