Prime minister needs Labour's support for December 12th general election but the opposition hasn't decided whether to give it. For Mr. Johnson there is an advantage to triggering an election before Brexit. "They are more electable before Brexit", says Alex Dawson.
The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that prime minister Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. So what happens next? Joe Armitage comments for Yahoo Finance.
Even after last night’s rebuttal, the Conservatives are heading towards an election they should feel confident about winning. But there will be some doubts gnawing away at Tory strategists. Alex Dawson comments on recent political developments for The Times.
Following anti no-deal MPs wrestling control back from Prime Minister Boris Johnson late on Tuesday, the UK appears to have edged closer to new elections. Alex Dawson, a former adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May now working for policy advisors Global Counsel, said it was an important part of Downing Street's strategy to be seen not to want a general election.
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When Parliament returns tomorrow, MPs will have just a handful of days to pass legislation preventing a no-deal Brexit before they are prorogued. Joe Armitage for The Telegraph
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government launched a charm offensive in Washington this week as it seeks to secure a trade deal with the U.S. quickly after Brexit. But in reality the fate of such a deal is largely in U.S. hands. "It comes down to the question of what the U.S. is willing to settle for," said Stephen Adams a trade expert at Global Counsel.