Jeremy Corbyn the leader of the Labour party and leader of the opposition in Britain, in his speech, said that Britain should pay to the EU so that they can stay even after Brexit. The leader confirmed that irrespective of Brexit, he and his party back the thought that Britain should continue to maintain ties with EU by entering the customs union with Europe.While at a speech in Coventry Mr. Corbyn mentioned that the UK should contribute to the Brussels with cash even after Brexit to benefit from them at a later date. The tories are unhappy with Mr. Corbyn for quoting that Britain should support individual EU agencies with money and said that he was waving the White flag to EU by making such suggestions.
He also wanted Britain to have all the EU rules and regulations despite having the capacity to form own laws. But his plans for customs union was not welcomed by Theresa May; she instead said that they would in the future have their own trade policies. He also stated that the tariff-free trading rules which served well for Britain in safeguarding the environment, workforce, customers and industrial sectors should not be made away with nor should the EU agencies. He also said that he was not averse to renegotiating to support individual agencies rather than spend money on duplication.
Experts of what else he spoke in his speech.
Asserted that Britain should not have any more deals with U.S or China as it brings down the standards.
Wanted the rebel Tories backing to vote against the Prime Minister’s Brexit policy, which could potentially bring down the government.
Claimed that the power ragged ministers of the conservative party for not sticking together on Brexit.
Let down on the crackdown on immigrants numbers and offered them free English lessons instead.
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There are a lot of question raised about the integrity of the counting process in the recently held elections in Honduras. Of the 99.98% votes counted, the current president Juan Orlando Hernández garnered about 42.98% and led the one-round poll against Salvador Nasralla who got 41.38%. Even though Mr. Hernández was declared the winner, the opposition believes that there was systematic fraud in the counting process.
This doubt raised by the opposition has thrown the country into a state of emergency with the President declaring a ten-day curfew from 10 AM to 6 PM on the 1st of December. Mr. Nasrallah’s supporters, however, did not care about the lockout and broke it. There have been violent protests and looting with several people killed and many injured, though the reports are not verified.
Many analysts have analyzed the results of the election to find out if the election was rigged. But most of the analysts believe that it is still inconclusive, but there are many areas where there is a cause for concern. After the polls ended, the TSE released that Mr. Nasralla was leading by 5% points, but suddenly it then suspended publication of results. After the counting resumed, the lead narrowed, and Mr. Hernandez had an unbeaten lead of 1.6 percentage points.
One of the primary reasons for the integrity issue to crop up is due to the video that came up where Mr. Hernandez party leader was found giving tips on fraud techniques in a training session conducted for poll workers. The opposition claims that 43% of the votes released after the interruption by TSE was doctored, but have been unable to prove their claim.
TSE may soon decide on the re-election of Mr. Hernandez, and the opposition has a few days left to appeal for a recount of the tally sheets. Meanwhile, the country’s future is on the backburner for the moment.
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