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Questions relating to the government and politics of the United Kingdom, including that of Scotland, Wales, England, and Northern Ireland.

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The government has awarded contracts to a number of firms to provide extra ferry services as part of it's no deal Brexit contingency plans. What reason is there for supposing traffic through our port …
asked Jan 3 by Pelinore
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A motion of no confidence in Theresa May has been tabled. "On Monday night, he tabled a motion calling on MPs to declare they have no confidence in the prime minister" : "No 10 has refused to make …
asked Dec 18 '18 by Pelinore
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From MSM they had a majority of 1 before last night & they lost 22 (1 walked across the house & 21 lost the whip) so, 1-44 (each one they lose is another against them so double the losses). So unles …
answered Sep 4 by Pelinore
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What proportion of the accusations of antisemitism they've had lately come from the Blairite old guard & directed almost exclusively at Corbyn's crew? Is there any evidence that these accusations mo …
asked Feb 27 by Pelinore
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Is there a benefit to limiting immigration to the UK? Just the threat of Brexit appears to have resulted in less immigration, less unemployment, higher wages & lower house prices, so, it could pe …
answered Feb 15 by Pelinore
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A bill that's passed both houses then needs Royal Assent from the Queen to pass into law & by constitutional convention the Queen always follows advice of ministers (the PM) on these matters. It a …
asked Sep 5 by Pelinore
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Queen's Consent isn't the same thing as Royal Assent. The new Brexit delay bill, aka the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill, has passed its 1st reading in the commons, but it's been suggested t …
asked Sep 5 by Pelinore
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Why do opposition parties not want an election? Short answer : Because they think they'd lose. Long answer : Recent polling suggest Cons would win a GE held tomorrow reasonably easily on their own & …
answered Sep 6 by Pelinore
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How long can the UK government delay presenting an otherwise passed bill to the Queen for royal assent (could they perhaps delay it indefinitely to prevent it becoming law?). Parliamentary pages I've …
asked Sep 2 by Pelinore
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It appears to be unequivocal (them's the rules) if controversial (a lot of people don't like it) that for a bill that's passed both houses to pass into law it then needs Royal Assent from the Queen & …
asked Sep 5 by Pelinore
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Every member of the EU has to agree any extension to article 50. Does this mean the UK PM could (technically) use his vote in the European Council to veto his own request for an extension?
asked Sep 10 by Pelinore
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From this BBC article Could a no-deal Brexit still happen on 31 October? Could the government scrap the law? The bill states that it is the prime minister himself who would have to request an …
asked Sep 6 by Pelinore