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Will there be a General Election in October 2019?

The bookies are betting that there will be a general election this year. Owen Jones certainly believes it’s time for Boris to go to the country. ‘A no-deal Brexit was never put to the people’@OwenJones84 says instead of shutting down parliament, @BorisJohnson should hold a general election to let the public decide the future of …

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Mathew Goodwin points out that Canadian PM Stephen Harper prorogued Parliament after the 2008 federal election to keep opposition parties from passing a no confidence motion. Harper was accused of insulting Canadian democracy. He survived & won a majority at the next election. Do you think the same thing will happen with Boris?

The eminently sensible Matthew Goodwin – a British academic who is currently Professor of Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, and Associate Fellow at Chatham House – tweeted out that proroguing happened in Canada. And it worked for Stephen Harper. Different context but worth noting Canadian PM …

Mathew Goodwin points out that Canadian PM Stephen Harper prorogued Parliament after the 2008 federal election to keep opposition parties from passing a no confidence motion. Harper was accused of insulting Canadian democracy. He survived & won a majority at the next election. Do you think the same thing will happen with Boris? Read More »

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