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Is the Mini-Budget subject to a vote in parliament and if so, when?

Not just one vote in Parliament but several. Mr. Kwarteng has already moved a bill to implement the cut in national insurance, which received its first reading in the Commons on 22nd September, and is ...
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Is the Mini-Budget subject to a vote in parliament and if so, when?

For the most part, any changes to taxes and spending require an Act of Parliament. For a normal Budget, this is done in the form of a Finance Act, which typically implements everything that the ...
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What political power does former prime minister Boris Johnson wield?

Though really more of a comment than an answer, I wanted to highlight that the UK does not have the sort of primary elections that allow Trump significant influence over the kinds of candidates put ...
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What political power does former prime minister Boris Johnson wield?

Johnson's situation is not comparable to Trump's Johnson has lost the leadership of his party whilst Trump lost the presidency but not the leadership of his party. In the UK if a leader loses a ...
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What political power does former prime minister Boris Johnson wield?

It would help if you can make the distinction between "hard power" and "soft power". In terms of hard power, Johnson currently has none as he is no longer Prime Minister. He does ...
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What political power does former prime minister Boris Johnson wield?

Does Johnson have any similar ability? Not really. Johnson has slightly more "hard power" than Mr. Trump, because Mr. Johnson is still a member of parliament (MP) while Mr. Trump held no ...
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