Who is really in control of Brexit?

The House of Commons is deadlocked, so prepare for an election – or a chaotic departure from the EU. 

Constitutions are written by the winners. That is no less true for a country such as the United Kingdom, whose constitution is largely unwritten, than it is for those founded after wars of independence or unification. It’s just that, throughout history, the winners in Britain’s case have been whatever party or political force held a majority in the House of Commons.

That means that parliamentary procedures generally favour the executive, rather than whatever the views of a...
source: New Statesman

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