Prime Minister Theresa may explained the reasons why she made the decision to hold early parliamentary elections in the country. About it reports Reuters.
“If you look at the calendar, you will find that just when we’d reached the most important part of the negotiations on Brexit, to their completion, we would be distracted by the race in the country,” said may.
In difficult conditions, when it is necessary to establish a dialogue with Brussels on Brexit, may, may have feared “that her lack of mandate,” says the associate Professor of the Department of integration processes, MGIMO Alexander Tevdoy-Burmuli. “There is another problem: Mei doesn’t want Scotland won the right to hold a repeated referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, and obviously would like to consolidate their position”, — the expert said in an interview with RT.
General parliamentary elections in great Britain was to be held in 2020, while the United Kingdom was planning to leave the European Union in March 2019. In case of early elections following the vote will take place only in 2022. According to the Agency, it will untie the hands of Mae and allow her to negotiate a Brexit more productively.
The draft law on elections will be made to the British Parliament on Wednesday, April 19.
March 28 2017 the British Prime Minister signed the letter with the notice of the authorities of the European Union about the formal start of procedure Brexit. The decision to withdraw Britain from the EU were adopted by referendum on 23 June 2016 — then Brexit supported more than half of voters.