6 Aug 2019

No-deal Brexit, snap election: the choices facing Boris Johnson

If the government does decide a no-deal Brexit is the best option, it faces significant challenges getting parliament to agree.

 

If the government does decide a no-deal Brexit is the best option, it faces significant challenges getting parliament to agree. Boris Johnson’s wafer-thin parliamentary majority, and the opposition to such a departure from many of his own MPs, could force him to defy a vote of no confidence. He could also try to call a snap election or something radically different. We have been looking at the choices facing Mr Johnson and his new team.