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The new Parliament will be summoned to meet on December 17th following the general election that will take place on December 12th, the British government said in a statement on Monday.

“If British Prime Minister Boris Johnson forms the next government, Queens Speech will be held on December 19th,” the Downing Street added. “If there is a change of government, would be for the new government to set timetable for Queen’s speech.”

The GBP/USD pair hasn’t reacted to these remarks and was last seen trading at 1.2870, adding 0.3% on a daily basis.