United Kingdom Country Risk Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United Kingdom Country Risk Report

United Kingdom Country Risk Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United Kingdom Country Risk Report
Published Jul 23, 2015
51 pages — Published Jul 23, 2015
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The ---- parliamentary Conservative Party was notable for its rebelliousness, particularly a large number of MPs from the -----intake, somewhat of a surprise given that new MPs tradi- tionally offer wholehearted support for the party leadership in the hope of a swift progression up the ministerial ladder. During the course of the parliament from ---- to ---- MPs from the governing Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition rebelled in -- of votes. ...This could occur as soon as ----, which would likely increase business and investment confidence. No matter the potential outcome of the referendum business leaders and investors have made it clear that a result providing clarity as soon as possible is preferable to having the campaign drag on for two years, to the detriment of policy certainty. The second issue facing the government relating to the EU is the replacement of the Human Rights Act ----, which the Conservatives have promised to replace with a British Bill of Rights. ...The overwhelming result for the fiercely pro-EU Scottish Na- tional Party (SNP) in the general election will put Scotland s largest party on a collision course with the government in West- - Business Monitor International Ltd www.bmiresearch.com political outlook conservative euphoria to Be Short Lived given

...Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson; Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney Main Political Parties (number of seats in parliament) The Conservative Party (---) is the ruling party and the only major party on the centre-right of British politics. For the last -- years, it has been firmly neo-liberal economically, pro-business and unionist. ...For the last -- years, it has been firmly neo-liberal economically, pro-business and unionist. other major regionalist parties: Northern Irish nationalists Sinn FA�in (-, but refuse to take up its seats), which favours a united Ireland; Welsh civic nationalists Plaid Cymru (-), which favours increased devolution; Northern Ireland s nationalist centre-left Social Democratic and Labour Party (-); the Green Party of England and Wales also has one seat. Next Election The next General Election will be held no later than - May ----. ...Two of the UK s remaining overseas Territories are potential sticking points in international relations: Spain continues to as- sert its claim over Gibraltar while Argentina lays claim to the Falkland Islands. Key Relations/ Treaties The UK is a member of the UN (as well as a permanent Security Council member), the EU (though not the euro- zone or the Schengen passport union), the Commonwealth, the oECD and NATo.

...The Scottish National Party will remain a strong political force despite the No campaigning winning in the Independence referendum. It was a very close vote, and it is likely that further devolution of powers will be extended to Holyrood and the issue of independence will continue to linger. ...

  
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