There is no majority within any of the parties, in parliament, or the country for any sort of Brexit - could May escape by calling an election?
Ioannis Glinavos is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster. He studied at Essex (LLB) and Kent (LLM, PhD) before taking a Teaching Fellowship at SOAS (Contract Law). He then held lectureships at Kingston (Contract Law) and Reading (Company and Commercial Law). Ioannis has published two books with Routledge (2010, 2013) and a series of articles on Law and Development, Law and Economics and Investment Arbitration. Ioannis is a frequent contributor to social media, blogs and news sites on law, economics and politics.
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