House of Commons confidence vote could spark a snap election

A House of Commons debate of a Conservative motion has the potential to spark a snap election. The Conservatives want to create an “anti-corruption” committee to scrutinize government spending and lobbying, and the Liberals have made it a confidence vote.

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