How the next British Prime Minister will be chosen
The upheaval in Britain is prompting the world to ask questions about political intricacies and curiosities that are normally of interest only within the Westminster bubble.
British actor Hugh Grant is among those who have tried to explain. “Dear world, you may be wondering what happens next in relation to the British Constitution,” he tweeted. “The answer is that 3 newspaper owners – all non-UK residents for tax reasons – come together and elect our next Prime Minister or ‘Poodle’. The queen then anoints them.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/07/11/next-uk-prime-minister-explainer/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_world How the next British Prime Minister will be chosen