After a debate Monday in the House of Lords, the subject was the subject of a heated debate Tuesday in the House of Commons, the lower house of Parliament.
This time, the British are bickering for something other than Brexit. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Tuesday, November 5, under pressure from Parliament and the opposition who demand the publication, before the December 12 elections, of a report on Russian interference in UK politics. The Chairman of the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC), Dominic Grieve, called on Downing Street to publish the 50-page report drafted by this body so that it could be considered by Parliament before the elections.
After a debate Monday in the House of Lords, the subject was the subject of a heated debate Tuesday in the House of Commons, the lower house of Parliament, which must be dissolved Wednesday before early legislative elections. Judging, in everyday life The Guardian, “Hallucinating” this non-publication, Dominic Grieve stated in the House of Commons that the lack of explanation to justify such a delay was “unprecedented”.
According to the newspaper, the report examines Russian interference attempts in the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, including infiltration attempts by the Conservative Party of Boris Johnson. If it's not released before Tuesday night, as long as members are still sitting, it can not be until the committee is reformed – which after the 2017 election had taken place “almost six months”denounced Dominic Grieve.
Emily Thornberry, International Affairs Officer at Labor, the main opposition party, “totally unjustifiable” the postponement of the publication, “clearly motivated by political motives”. “What do you have to hide?”she said to the government.