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Andrew Adonis predicts that the EU will unilaterally extend the 31st October deadline. Do you agree?

Arch remainer Andrew Adonis tweeted the following out this morning. ‘I have been speaking to EU leaders & I believe next week the EU will withdraw the 31 Oct deadline, so removing Johnson’s excuse for no deal.’ Gordon Brown just now in Edinburgh A story! — Andrew Adonis (@Andrew_Adonis) August 30, 2019 Do you agree …

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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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