Posts about Brexit Vote

No-deal Brexit: does latest parliamentary vote make it less likely?

By rdtsystems / July 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

No-deal Brexit: does latest parliamentary vote make it less likely? Chris Stafford, University of Nottingham MPs voted on July 18 to back an attempt to stop the UK government from shutting down parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit in late October. Four cabinet ministers abstained and 17 Conservative MPs rebelled over amendments to legislation…

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European elections: voters are being short changed

By rdtsystems / May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

European elections: voters are being short changed, despite the appearance of choice Matthew Cole, University of Birmingham The 2019 European elections are odd in several ways. Any candidate standing in the UK who wins a place in the European Parliament may not take their seat for long. The country is only a reluctant participant in…

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Here’s what would have happened if Brexit vote was weighted by age

By rdtsystems / March 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Here’s what would have happened if Brexit vote was weighted by age Maja Založnik, University of Oxford Britain’s youngest voters will spend about 60 years living with the consequences of Brexit – even though the majority of them voted Remain. Wouldn’t it be fairer if their vote was worth more than the vote of someone…

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