Political instability persists in the United Kingdom, as people vote in the third elections in less than 4 years
Peoples Dispatch speaks to Martin Hall of the Leave-Fight-Transform (LeFT) campaign on the possibilities for a radical and progressive Brexit and its implications
On Monday, the House of Commons approved a government motion for fresh elections but not by the necessary two-thirds majority. Tuesday’s vote will see the same proposal moved as a bill under another provision that requires only a simple majority
Following yet another defeat in parliament on October 22, Boris Johnson has said he will wait for the EU decision on the extension of the Brexit deadline. He is also contemplating calling fresh elections
The British parliament will consider the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which gives legal status to Brexit, on Tuesday. PM Boris Johnson is trying to push an accelerated schedule for passing the bill
Britain’s Supreme Court on September 24 had ruled that the government’s move to suspend parliament for five weeks was unlawful
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.