UK: Conservatives and Unionists reach a deal over minority government

After weeks of intense talks. British Prime Minister Theresa May stays in power after a deal between conservatives and North-Irish Unionist DUP party. Their Chief-Whips signs a pact which DUP supports a Tory minority government and issues like confidence vote and Brexit.

DUP leader and Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster said the “wide-ranging” pact was “good for Northern Ireland and the UK” but one critic said it was a “straight bung”.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the deal was “clearly not in the national interest”, and Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams said it enabled a “Tory Brexit which threatens the Good Friday Agreement”.

Conclusion: This is a confuse and weak government lead by May.


UK: May seeks snap election to 8 june

United Kingdom faces another election. The British Prime Minister Theresa has announced the plan to seek a snap election to parliament. It be hold on 8 june and should be voted by parliament on Wednesday.

May said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum.

Explaining the decision, the PM said: “The country is coming together but Westminster is not.”

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party wanted the election, calling it a chance to get a government that puts “the majority first”.

Conclusion: Comeback to polling stations.

UK:Jeremy Corbyn said Clive Lewis quitting not a disaster

After UK’ House of Commons approves Brexit Bill. The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faces another row after Shadow Business Secretary Clive Lewis has stepped down yesterday. In interview to BBC Breakfast. Corbyn said Clive Lewis to vote against the Brexit bill was “not a disaster”.

But Mr Corbyn told to BBC that Labour had been right to “respect” the result of last year’s EU referendum.

He dismissed as “fake news” and “absolute nonsense” suggestions that he was considering his own future as Labour leader.

Conclusion: Turmoil times for Labour Party.

UK: Osborne, Corbyn and Johnson all publish latest tax records

After British Prime Minister David Cameron to unveils his tax returns on Sunday. Other politicians like Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn, Chancellor George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed their tax returns on Monday.

Speaking to parliament, Cameron said “artificially reducing tax” should not be confused with legitimate enterprise and wealth creation schemes.

However, Corbyn suggested the government was “incapable of taking global action against tax dodging”, claiming there was “was one rule for the rich and one for the rest”.

Responding for Labour in the House of Commons, Corbyn said the prime minister had failed to give a “full account of his involvement in tax havens until this week or take essential action to clean up the system”.

“The UK is at the heart of the global tax avoidance industry,” he said. “It is a national scandal and it has to stop”.

Cameron defended the UK’s record on fighting tax evasion saying the government had agreed with all Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories – except Guernsey and Anguilla – on giving the UK authorities access to their national registers setting out the beneficial ownership of companies listed there.

He also announced plans for a new law making firms criminally liable if their employees fail to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.

Conclusion: Britons, releases their tax returns.