Tag: united-kingdom

113 What are the main reasons for why negotiating a proper Brexit deal has been so hard? 2018-11-25T12:02:39.010

107 Why are states purportedly performing assassinations with chemical and radioactive weapons? 2018-03-13T01:19:00.757

88 Why is the British government so determined to arrest Julian Assange? 2018-03-07T15:55:49.113

87 Could Ecuador get Julian Assange out of the UK by giving him some mail to deliver? 2018-01-15T16:18:37.213

82 Why is consensus so controversial in Britain? 2019-04-03T14:08:08.627

82 Why do UK politicians seemingly ignore opinion polls on Brexit? 2019-04-08T01:59:31.070

79 Why is vote counting made so laborious in the US? 2020-11-05T07:34:32.123

75 What are the arguments in favour of Brexit? 2019-03-25T14:56:36.187

70 Could the UK re-join EU after leaving? 2016-06-24T18:05:38.440

67 Why did the UK trigger Article 50 before having a negotiation position? 2018-12-16T09:55:53.567

64 Can the UK realistically back out of Brexit? 2017-12-14T08:55:04.413

64 Why shouldn't BBC have to register as a foreign agent? 2018-01-05T07:30:40.237

62 Why didn't Thatcher give Hong Kong to Taiwan? 2019-09-01T12:04:58.633

60 What options are left, if Britain cannot decide? 2019-03-14T08:41:51.870

60 Is anyone advocating the promotion of homosexuality in UK schools? 2019-07-09T10:05:22.983

57 Why is it impossible to leave the Single Market without a hard Irish border? 2018-03-04T05:05:42.077

55 Would it save lives in London to arm every individual police officer? 2017-06-05T09:03:37.373

55 Why does the EU care so much about the UK divorce payment? 2017-08-30T13:06:04.197

54 What do hard-Brexiteers want with respect to the Irish border? 2019-04-09T11:33:27.570

50 Will English be dropped as an official/working language of the EU after Brexit? 2017-01-23T04:26:12.463

50 Why is May in charge of Brexit negotiations? What happened to the prominent Brexiteers? 2018-11-26T13:45:05.160

50 What would the United Kingdom's "optimal" Brexit deal look like? 2019-07-29T16:59:06.877

50 Does any politician - honestly - want a No Deal Brexit? 2019-10-09T14:00:56.107

49 Why was the Brexit referendum conducted as a simple majority vote? 2016-06-24T13:52:21.603

49 How does the expelling of diplomats work to create pressure on the diplomats' home country? 2018-03-15T11:00:09.497

48 Could the Queen have stopped Brexit? 2017-06-23T15:36:49.410

48 Why didn't the number of government employees go down by a significant margin after computers and the Internet were introduced? 2017-08-05T08:26:48.263

48 How did Theresa May remain PM after her Brexit deal was rejected? 2019-01-17T12:10:59.683

46 Which, if any, UK parliament petitions have ever succeeded? 2017-01-31T13:55:39.027

46 On what legal basis did the UK remove the 'European Union' from its passport? 2019-05-10T06:50:24.050

46 Why does the UK have more political parties than the US? 2019-05-27T03:22:11.237

46 Why is the UK still pressing on with Brexit? 2019-09-13T17:26:05.583

45 Why don't British kings and queens veto laws? 2012-12-06T10:55:01.790

44 Why do the British opposition parties not want a new election? 2019-09-06T12:00:07.590

44 What can Scotland legally do to get independence? 2019-12-15T23:04:04.060

43 Why is the UK blaming the EU and what does the UK want? 2020-09-17T00:37:28.303

42 Why are the Brexit trade talks held up by the divorce talks? 2017-11-20T09:09:42.033

42 Why is participating in the European Parliamentary elections used as a threat? 2019-03-18T16:34:28.167

42 Has there been any indication at all that further negotiation between the UK and EU is possible? 2019-06-18T14:41:10.517

42 Why is the House of Lords retained in a modern democracy? 2021-02-23T12:51:33.923

41 Must the UK leave the EU? 2016-06-24T04:22:20.747

41 How come Lord Buckethead could stand for election pseudonymously? 2017-06-09T18:26:35.107

41 Does the Brexit deal being voted down imply that Brexit is not going to happen? 2019-01-15T19:50:13.143

41 Can Northern Ireland's border issue be solved by repartition? 2019-09-18T07:23:50.803

41 Can a polling station in the UK shut early if everyone has voted? 2019-12-15T09:37:54.477

40 Why does the BBC claim that there is 'no clear winner' in England's 2018 local elections? 2018-05-06T20:50:29.170

38 Why is the EU concerned about the UK "unilaterally withdrawing" from a proposed Irish backstop? 2018-11-14T11:52:40.123

38 What is the meaning of grabbing the mace in the British parliament? 2018-12-11T09:08:26.247

38 Why does John Bercow say “unlock” after reading out the results of a vote? 2019-03-26T07:36:23.487

38 Why is the UK so keen to remove the "backstop" when their leadership seems to think that no border will be needed in Northern Ireland? 2019-08-24T01:48:25.817

38 What would happen if the Queen died immediately before a general election? 2019-12-02T07:30:31.533

37 What would be the subject of a second Brexit Referendum? 2018-09-25T17:25:43.020

37 Have the UK Conservatives lost the working majority and if so, what does this mean? 2019-02-21T12:19:57.307

37 Why doesn't the EU now just force the UK to choose between referendum and no-deal? 2019-03-13T14:28:25.060

37 If Boris Johnson were prosecuted and convicted of lying about Brexit, can that be used to cancel Brexit? 2019-05-29T16:29:39.797

36 Why can't the Brexit deadlock in the UK parliament be solved with a plurality vote? 2019-03-20T15:50:23.967

36 What is the rationale behind delaying the imposition of more radical Covid-19 countermeasures? 2020-03-11T21:58:55.800

35 What happens if it is proved that "vote leave" campaign broke campaigning laws? 2018-05-02T15:06:42.037

35 Is it legal in the UK for politicians to lie to the public for political gain? 2019-05-30T07:03:07.417

35 Have issues surrounding the Northern Ireland border been resolved? 2020-12-23T14:48:38.793

34 Is there any precedent for the UK arresting a diplomat on their own soil? 2018-01-14T18:41:39.870

34 Why is Ian Blackford allowed to speak in the Commons while having crossed the line? 2019-10-24T08:33:19.790

33 What is the point of asking the Prime Minister about their engagements for the rest of the day? 2017-03-22T12:02:10.810

33 Why the snap election? 2017-04-19T06:46:16.767

33 Why don't Sinn Féin take their seats in the UK parliament? 2017-07-06T11:58:45.673

33 Where are the "shires" in the UK? 2019-05-02T16:28:45.520

33 What explanation do proponents of a Scotland-NI bridge give for it breaking Brexit impasse? 2019-09-11T15:21:07.510

33 In the UK parliament, how much of Prime Minister's Questions is pre-planned? 2020-02-12T20:35:52.700

33 Why does the Scottish National Party object to being called nationalist? 2020-03-03T07:51:03.943

32 What political motivations were provided by Brexit proponents besides these? 2016-06-24T17:46:58.390

32 After Brexit, can the UK deal with individual countries of the EU? 2017-07-19T07:31:36.200

32 Can the Queen of the United Kingdom appoint her successor? 2017-10-05T10:56:08.790

32 Why doesn't Theresa May sack hard-Brexiteers from cabinet? 2018-07-03T08:12:07.877

32 What issue does the EU take with the UK's Chequers proposal? 2018-10-01T08:22:08.767

32 Why did Boris Johnson call for new elections? 2019-09-04T03:13:29.800

31 If the UK government did not follow through with Brexit what would happen? 2016-06-27T03:48:49.037

31 Are there any facts according to which the Russian government is responsible for the chemical attack in Great Britain? 2018-03-14T13:19:50.103

31 Why does the British PM meet the Queen every week? 2018-07-10T05:21:23.787

31 Brexit - No Deal Rejection 2019-03-14T12:33:55.413

31 Why didn't Theresa May consult with Parliament before negotiating a deal with the EU? 2019-03-27T14:49:48.800

31 What is the strongest case that can be made in favour of the UK regaining some control over fishing policy after Brexit? 2019-04-27T17:02:24.933

31 What does the British parliament hope to achieve by requesting a third Brexit extension? 2019-10-06T07:02:32.053

31 Why doesn't the UK Labour Party push for proportional representation? 2021-01-25T00:07:51.560

30 On what basis is Theresa May triggering Article 50 (Brexit) if the Supreme Court said she couldn't? 2017-03-20T13:50:23.027

30 Could the UK unilaterally "restart the clock" on Brexit? 2018-12-09T04:23:25.803

30 Why don't hard Brexiteers insist on a hard border to prevent illegal immigration after Brexit? 2019-04-10T19:32:19.843

30 Was the ruling that prorogation was unlawful only possible because of the creation of a separate supreme court? 2019-09-24T12:00:44.437

29 Could the British government un-trigger Article 50? 2016-09-08T10:18:41.423

29 Is there a feasible route by which UK housing can be made more affordable without devastating the housebuilding sector and its employees? 2018-03-05T08:44:26.167

29 Why can a bill be blocked by one MP saying the word "object"? 2018-06-15T16:46:44.360

29 Can the UK veto its own extension request? 2019-09-10T13:02:44.307

28 What governmental power does the Monarch hold in Great Britain in practice? 2013-04-09T16:46:44.563

28 Why do members in the British parliament yell "whooo....." during debates? 2015-12-12T03:22:45.733

28 No deal Brexit : How is it going to help UK to create new trade deals? 2017-06-15T19:15:31.220

28 What did the hard-line Brexiters (who quit May's government) want? 2018-07-09T15:03:19.380

28 Are British MPs missing the point, with these 'Indicative Votes'? 2019-04-01T14:50:25.140

28 Why did Theresa May offer a vote on a second Brexit referendum? 2019-05-22T09:44:17.047

28 Why did UK NHS pay for homeopathic treatments? 2019-09-20T07:35:34.203

28 Is it usual for a US president to make specific comments about a UK Prime Minister's suitability during a general election? 2019-11-01T09:36:35.027