A much more exciting perspective of current politics, based on the result of the UK Election today, June 9th, 2017.
Not for the first time we have a “Hung Parliament” in the UK, defined when no political party has enough seats to secure an overall majority. For all the Conservatives have the largest number of seats, it’s a failure for the campaign of Strong and Stable Government. The morning afterwards brought two novel situations
- Boris Johnson has not yet said anything
- Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, proposed that Labour could operate a minority government with votes being cast on the intrinsic quality of the issues rather than the usual confrontational power politics.
The imminent need for Brexit resolution set against the backroom deals necessary to keep any consortium in power means that the legislative system is not just hung, but well hung! It presents a vivid […]