Saturday 21 January 2017

A minority government cannot bring stability

Published 14/03/2016 | 02:30

Cartoonist: Ken Lee
Cartoonist: Ken Lee

They will try again tomorrow week and it is odds on that the result will be the same. Yesterday, we found out from a poll in the 'Sunday Business Post' that another general election would give us much the same political deadlock.

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But life moves on in the great bad world out there. Big issues could soon loom into view, the kind of things you need a good stable government to navigate.

We know that in a little over three months, on June 23, Britain, our biggest trading partner and the country with which our economic, social and political interests interlock, could opt to leave the European Union. That would require us to re-define a huge range of issues with London in conjunction with Brussels.

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