Explained: Why the UK doesn’t need an election to get a new prime minister — Quartz

Even if the last couple of weeks have been some of the most chaotic in recent British political history, the Brexit referendum vote is if nothing else a sign that democracy is alive and kicking in the UK. Yet the UK’s next leader will be anointed this week without an election. Theresa May will take…

via Explained: Why the UK doesn’t need an election to get a new prime minister — Quartz

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