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Why Theresa May’s Political Gamble Failed

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED on the UK’s 2017 election, Why Theresa May’s political gamble failed

Originally Published on University of Kent News

Analysis of the result of the 2017 General Election by experts at the University and Royal Holloway, University of London has examined why Theresa May’s gamble at the polls in June backfired.

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The UK’s Identity & Future Under Brexit

The ECOreport reposts another collection of Op-Eds, the UK’s Identity & Future Under Brexit

Originally Published on University of East Anglia News

Impact on: UK governance, national identity and the future of the UK

Prof Thomas Otte, professor diplomatic history, School of History:

“In so far as domestic affairs are concerned, the referendum has plunged the UK in a deep, constitutional crisis. The vote to leave amounts to a vote of no-confidence in the prime minister and his government, whose policy has been rejected, however marginally. But it was also a vote of no-confidence in the political and economic elite.

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A Vote Of No Confidence In Rt Hon Amber Rudd

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMWhen Amber Rudd was chosen to be the UK’s  last May, she told her local paper, “I want to unleash a new solar revolution- we have a million people living under roofs with solar panels and that number needs to increase.” She also expressed pleasure in the fact that Hastings, which is in her riding, had “the lowest carbon dioxide emissions per capita in comparison with 64 other towns.” Unfortunately these sentiments do not appear to align with those of the Cameron Government. So the Secretary is recommending a 87% cut in the solar Fit program and now there is a petition on parliament’s website calling for a vote of no confidence in Rt Hon Amber Rudd .

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