What’s the deal with the new government of ‘the United Kingdom’?
From the moment the UK voted to leave the European Union, it has been in turmoil.
Here are the key points: The Government is under a strict curfew that has forced a number of people out of their homes The Government has been accused of using the referendum to further its own agenda The Government says the referendum was a result of a genuine democratic process but has been criticised for trying to muzzle opposition The Government, which is expected to become the first major UK government to leave its Brussels headquarters, has faced a series of setbacks.
But it has made a number key promises to try to end the political crisis.
The most important is the promise of a referendum on the UK’s EU membership.
Key points:The government says the vote was a “representative democracy” but it has faced criticism for trying as many people as possible out of the UK and forcing them to leave The Government wants to put forward a new constitution that would be in line with EU law The government has been praised for bringing about a political settlement but is under intense criticism for pushing for a referendum and using the vote as a way to further a political agenda, which critics say is unprecedented.
What is a ‘representative’ democracy?
In the UK, elections are called by the Queen on a date called a “direct call”.
It’s the first day after the election.
This means that the government will be forced to call an election within 24 hours after the result of the election is announced.
The next day, the government calls a general election.
A second direct call is held the following day.
If a majority of votes cast go to the Conservatives, they can call an immediate general election within days.
The Conservatives, who control the House of Commons, will be able to call a general elections in the next two weeks.
In theory, if they win, the Conservatives would have a mandate to push through a referendum.
This could happen in a matter of weeks, if not days, if the Government wins the election, says Andrew Wilson, a political scientist at the University of Exeter.
But it is not clear that will happen, especially given the opposition parties have said they are prepared to push for a vote in the run-up to the next election, when the next government is likely to be formed.
The Government has also been accused by many of being in favour of an “in-out” referendum, a move that would require the consent of the European Parliament, the lower house of parliament in the UK.
This would be a vote on whether the UK should leave the EU.
A “in” vote would likely have a huge impact on the country’s economy and the economy of the United Kingdom, and the EU as a whole, said Mr Wilson.
“A vote on leaving the EU could be a catalyst for an upsurge in nationalist sentiment and possibly trigger a vote for Brexit, which could in turn trigger a new general election,” he said.
“The prospect of a second referendum on Brexit is now likely to have a real impact on both the domestic politics and the global economy, and in a way, the United States and the rest of the world as well.”‘
An unprecedented challenge’Mr Wilson said there is “nothing in this country that has been as significant as Brexit”.
“This is an unprecedented challenge,” he told The Independent.
“For people who have been so closely aligned with the Conservative Party and with their European policy agenda for many years, it is now the biggest challenge they have ever faced.”
But he added: “This is not the time for a ‘yes’ vote.”
Brexit is not about a yes vote.
It is about what the UK wants and what it wants to achieve, and what the world wants from Britain.
“It is about the future of the British people and the future for the UK.”‘
A vote of confidence’Mr Andrew Wilson said the UK government had been working on a new UK constitution for the past few years and had already drawn up a new “Constitutional Commission”.
“They have already been in the process of creating a new constitutional structure, which includes a new House of Lords and a new Constitution, and have already presented the framework for a new Parliament, and a whole lot of other stuff, but no one has really put it all together yet,” he added.
“This process is really a process of confidence that this government is serious about delivering the best possible Brexit for the British public, and that’s why this is a very big step for the government.”
Mr Wilson is not convinced the referendum is a legitimate vote.
It was a referendum, but it was not a true vote of public confidence and the government has not said they intend to hold it, he said, adding that the UK will not be allowed to leave until it has a “constitutional arrangement that works for the country”.’
A bit of an embarrassment’Mr Richard Birt, an expert in British constitutional law at the London School of Economics, told The BBC