Across the not for profit sector at the moment there are calls for stability and certainty, at a time of heading into Brexit and divided politics this feels almost impossible.
With today's announcement however there may at least be some opportunity to get greater clarity over the country's support for the government and its position and to encourage a more cohesive position going forward.
With less than two months to the date suggested however at least it will not be the drawn out process of debate we're encountering elsewhere, perhaps allowing some more decisive action in the sector.
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"At this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, but instead there is division. The country is coming together, but Westminster is not.