With the parliament limiting a no-deal Brexit and thrice rejecting the government’s demand for a snap election, Boris Johnson, who has lost the parliamentary majority, is left effectively stranded.
Protests are continuing across the UK against the Queen approving the suspension of parliament for five weeks under the advice of prime minister Boris Johnson.
The proroguing of the British parliament is widely seen as an attempt by the government to avoid parliamentary scrutiny and to push for a No-Deal Brexit.
Activists flooded Downing Street as a demonstration against the ascent of Boris Johnson, known for his right-wing rhetoric, racism, anti-environmentalism and hard-line stance on Brexit
According to reports, the austerity-driven Tory government has made massive fund cuts in the provisions for disabled children in education and medical care.
The failure of the Conservative government in the UK to take forward the Brexit formalities and the subsequent political crisis has reinvigorated the aspirations for independence among a pro-EU majority in Scotland.
May’s three year term heading the British government was almost entirely spent in negotiating and renegotiating United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, which eventually failed
Ahead of the European parliamentary polls on May 23, Peoples Dispatch speaks to Ivan Orosa, a researcher and international political analyst, on its role and limitations, the impact of popular mobilizations such as the Yellow Vests, and the possibilities and challenges ahead of the Left.
The closure of the factory will result in the loss of nearly 3,500 jobs. It is also estimated that this closure will affect around 15,000 workers in the supply chain across the UK
Over a million people marched on March 23 in London, with many of them demanding a second referendum. Other sections of the left pointed out that the government must respect the mandate of the 2016 referendum and regain the sovereignty of the country
With less than a month-and-a-half left for the deadline, the stalemate in parliament continues even as various stakeholders prepare for a disruptive exit of Britain from the European Union