A ‘Snap’ General Election? It’s Far From a Certainty

For the UK Constitutional Law Association – I’ve written a post about how a ‘snap’ or early general election is unlikely. As Theresa May becomes the Prime Minister, some have argued that she should ‘call’ an early general election. Those who are making these claims are being disingenuous as it is not entirely up to the Prime Minister when a general election is held, as Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 makes holding a early general election difficult but not totally impossible. Those who are arguing for a early general election need to explain how these difficulties can be overcome.

You can read the full article here.