Readers Poll: Which party will you vote for in next General Election?

Boris Johnson will ramp up the rhetoric against "cowardly" Jeremy Corbyn as he effectively kicks off the campaign for a general election he has not yet been able to call.

From top left clockwise: Boris Johnson (Conservative leader), Ian Blackford (SNP Westminster leader), Jo Swinson (UK Liberal Democrat leader) and Jeremy Corbyn (Labour leader). Picture: PA

The Prime Minister failed in his effort to call a snap general election on Wednesday night.

But by agreeing to give a backbench Bill to delay Brexit a smooth passage through the House of Lords he may have removed one of the obstacles to an early polling day as Labour has suggested it would not consider backing an election until the legislation is passed.

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However, with the backing of both Labour and the SNP, a general election is set to be called early next week, before the prorogation of parliament.

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From top left clockwise: Boris Johnson (Conservative leader), Ian Blackford (SNP Westminster leader), Jo Swinson (UK Liberal Democrat leader) and Jeremy Corbyn (Labour leader). Picture: PA