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Now just prevent an election before an extension is requested and granted.


"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 09:28:21 PM EST
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If Boris tables a motion under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, he will only get the required 2/3 majority for it if there is certainty of an extension being requested.

Last wizard wheeze, he might claim he has lost the confidence of the HOC and start running the 14-day clock. It looks as if enough determination has been shown for a caretaker government to be formed in that case.

Boris took a beating yesterday.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 06:06:59 AM EST
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