Thread: Borris next PM?
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Old 3rd Jul 2019, 09:00
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Originally Posted by ORAC View Post

By the time the leadership is decided the Conservative majority will be down to two. He can go to the country asking for a mandate for Brexit and with the above as a give-away manifesto.
That is one of the more likely outcomes; and though I know you disagree, I think the election will come before the next Brexit deadline, and as such an extension will be virtually inevitable. That extension would I think be little more than a month, since if there were a pro Brexit result we'd be out pronto - with no deal, or TM's deal. If a less hawkish grouping won, then that short extension would turn into a longer extension, whilst the EU and the new regime sees if there is room for a different kind of Brexit (or I suppose no Brexit) with new teams on both sides.
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