Tag: alex de ruyter
Millions of Britons went to the polls in the last few hours as the country decides who will lead it in an election that could prove the last word in the Brexit saga. The Conservative incumbent Boris Johnson is expected to win and lead Britain out of the European Union by the end of January. But there could be complications. Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could split the leave vote in favour of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Alex de Ruyter, Director of Centre for Brexit Studies, Birmingham City University joins CNBC Africa for more.
In just over a month Britain is to leave the European Union but it all up in the air again , as this week the supreme court ruled that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful. So what is Johnson's next move following the looming Brexit deadline? Joining CNBC Africa is Alex De Ruyter, Director of Centre for Brexit Studies, Birmingham City University.
The United Kingdom will get a new prime minister, whose tenure at number 10 is most likely to be defined by the same thing that defined that of their predecessor- Brexit.