School of Politics and International Relations

Brexit: British Parliament prepares last-ditch fight with Boris Johnson

2 September 2019

Over the past three years, the grinding battle over Brexit has resulted in stalemate. Boris Johnson's team has been briefing that if he loses a vote of no-confidence, he would merely call a general election — setting the date a few days after the Brexit deadline. Or he could simply refuse to resign. “That's where we really would get into really uncharted waters,” according to Tim Bale, a Politics Professor at Queen Mary University of London. “At that point, the Queen might well be faced with the dilemma of whether to relieve him of his post.”
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Professor Bale also spoke about the parliament suspension on LBC (Friday from 9:00) and RTE radio.