Speedy Brexit is on the agenda after big election win by Boris Johnson’s Conservatives
Friday, 13 December 2019 LONDON — Exulting in his party’s sweeping election victory, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Friday to swiftly steer the country out of the European Union — a move his vanquished foes acknowledge is now inevitable. With the vote-counting virtually complete, Johnson’s Conservative Party secured its biggest parliamentary majority in more than 30 years, while the main opposition Labor’s share of seats in the 650-member House of Commons plunged to the lowest level since 1935. But the prime minister will face enormous challenges as he tries to hold the United Kingdom together amid deep Brexit-related fissures in Scotland and Northern Ireland. And the formal exit from the...
Sterling and UK stocks both gained Friday after a big win for Boris Johnson's Conservatives in the country's general election, with investors betting that means a quick and orderly Brexit. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
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There is a new sheriff in town, and he is asserting his power. After a resounding victory in the December 2019 election, British Prime... Eurasia Review Also reported by •BBC News •Seattle Times •Reuters