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Will Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom before 2020?

Jeremy Corbyn is currently the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition in the United Kingdom, and has occupied these offices since 2015.

The current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is Theresa May, Leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party, who has occupied these offices since 2016.

Under the terms of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011, no general election can be held in the United Kingdom before 2022 unless a supermajority of two thirds of members of the House of Commons vote for one, or unless the government of the day falls in the event of a vote of no confidence.

However, note that it is legally impossible in the United Kingdom for Parliament to bind itself or any future Parliament, and there is nothing in law preventing Parliament from amending or abolishing the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011 by simple majority vote.

You can view opinion polling for the next UK General Election here, and view historical polling for the last 25 years here.

This question asks: Will Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom before January 1 2020?

This question resolves positively if credible media reports indicate that Jeremy Corbyn is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at any point before January 1 2020.


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