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Speculation has reached fever pitch in the press over whether or not Brown will call a snap General Election after only three months as prime minister. With the Tories languishing in the polls, one giving Labour an eleven percentage lead, and the government surviving the different crises of foot and mouth, floods and the run on Northern Rock, the young Turks of New Labour's front bench are keen to launch an election. However there is little enthusiasm amongst traditional Labour supporters and there are dangers of an economic crisis.