A request that requires some “Instant” general elections in The UK has passed 400,000 signatures, far above the number needed – 100,000 – to be considered for debate in Parliament.
The growing number of signatures, which collects about 4,000 new signatories every hour, Reflects the tension of societywhich laments Prime Minister Liz Truss’s government’s management of the economy, Bloomberg collects.
“The chaos into which the UK government has sunk is unprecedented”The petition, which was launched ahead of budgets announced in late September, reads by recent Finance Minister Kwasi Quarting. In these weeks, the country has seen the pound fall to an all-time low, and the Bank of England intervened to prevent pension funds from going bankrupt.
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Parliament has not set a date for this discussion. At this time, more than a dozen applications – 14 – are awaiting parliamentary debate. however, This petition is by far the most signed.
For its part, the Truss government responded with this The UK is a parliamentary democracy, not a presidential democracy.In this sense, the Executive has argued that the 2019 general election justified its continuing in power because “there is a majority (of the Conservative Party) in the House of Commons”.
Changing the leader of the ruling party does not lead to a general electionThis situation has also gone through under successive governments of political colors,” referring to the Cabinet’s response.
In addition, they reiterated the Prime Minister’s priorities. “(Truss) is determined to meet the challenges facing the country It guarantees opportunities and prosperity to all people and future generations,” they recall, citing Truss’ speech on September 6.
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