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The week that was…

In seven weeks of the new Government the PM has yet to win a vote in Parliament to either hold a General Election or have the right to impose a no deal Brexit.

  • Senior Conservatives – including Ken Clarke, the longest serving member of Parliament – lost the Tory wimp for voting against the Government by imposing taking off the table a no-deal option when PM meets with Brussels negotiators.
  • PM’s brother resigned from cabinet position as Secretary of State for Higher Education citing unrecognisable differences with the Government’s Brexit position and family conflict.
  • Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, also resigns from Cabinet in support of Tory MPs who have had the wimp removed, citing 80% of government activity is focused on planning a no deal Brexit.
  • Bill voted down for the second time by Parliament for a General Election asked for by PM.
  • John Bercow, Speaker of the House announced his retirement starting 1st November 2019
  • The suspension of Parliament came into 10th September and the House returns on the 9th October 2019.
  • Scottish courts rules PM suspension of Parliament to be illegal.
  • Yellowhammer report released detailing the impact of a no deal Brexit on the economy and country come a no deal Brexit [See attachment].

Written by By Project staff