Parliament: Brexit wins time

Anna van Densky, OPINION

uk-parliament-viewStrategically the decision of High Court to turn to #Parliament for a debate on #Brexit is to advantage for the #UK negotiations with the #EU, going through a profound political transformation during 2017.

From Dutch general elections in March to French presidential elections in May, and German federal elections foreseen in September/October clearly a new composition of political forces will shape European trends.

Irrespective of the victory of the ‘new patriots’ or souverenists /nationalist parties, the whole spectrum of political thinking is shifting to the right, leaving Socialists aside, and launching competition between center right and right-right (‘new patriots’).

Even the departure of the Socialist French president Francois Hollande as such will have a positive impact on #Brexit talks, because any other but Socialist leader will represent a flexible partner at negotiating table.

The dramatic growth of criminality in Europe might also encourage Dutch voter to search for protection in face of Geert’s Wilders Party for Freedom (PvV), whose ascendance to power will mean #Nexit referendum in The Netherlands.

The major changes are awaiting Germany, whose population can not continue to pretend that migration policy of the ruling party reflects their views and expectations.

On contrary, the publication of statistics on steep crime raise has come as an evidence of correct predictions of Alternative for Germany (AfG), whose presence on political landscape is becoming more sound each day.

Resuming, one can guess, that the High Court is acting in the best interest of the #UK giving them time and space to depart from the EU with the best possible deal, opening a new chapter of their relations with the continental Europe.

Tempore sedere semper sapientis est habitum
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