Boris and Suspending Parliament for No Deal Brexit
Published / Last Updated on 29/08/2019
Boris and Suspending Parliament
Many may consider the suspension of Parliament as the end of democracy or even illegal.
Has Boris done this to:
Stop Parliament blocking any ‘No Deal’ Brexit?
Send a message to Europe that the UK is leaving ‘deal or no deal’ so let’s really try and get a solution to the Irish backstop?
Or has he done it to:
Force a vote of no-confidence in himself, as leader and the Government?
To then force a General Election – is this the real target?
With polls as they are (yougov 27/08/19): Conservatives would take 34% of the vote, Brexit party 13% and with DUP help that could be a majority in the House of Commons.
It’s a big risk, many think Corbyn is unelectable as Prime Minister but a combined Labour, Liberal and Scottish Nationalist Party coalition could stop Brexit in its tracks – if they combined to force a coalition government.
Parliament suspension is a huge risk at such a late stage but perhaps ‘big’ actions are needed to close Brexit off one way or the other.
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