October 28, 2019 / 7:16 PM / 8 months ago

British PM Johnson says government will move bill for December 12 election

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

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