Posts Tagged ‘elections’

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

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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Should the UK call time on fixed-term elections?

Should the UK call time on fixed-term elections? Ben Saunders, University of Southampton The UK is having what might be called a constitutional moment. In the wake of the Scottish referendum and after nearly five years of coalition government, the fundamental rules of the political game are up for negotiation. That includes the unelected House…

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