Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the biggest majority for his party since 1987 as an electorate voted to get the Brexit issue behind them, and to get down to urgent domestic problems, such as in the health service, education and housing. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Boris Johnson’s election victory in Brexit Britain shows the way for a gridlocked Hong Kong

  • The sweeping Conservative victory shows that people tire of uncertainty, and that democratic processes can break political gridlocks
  • Hongkongers, too, want an end to the uncertainty on the city’s autonomy come 2047 and the city desperately needs charismatic leaders to take up the conversation with Beijing
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the biggest majority for his party since 1987 as an electorate voted to get the Brexit issue behind them, and to get down to urgent domestic problems, such as in the health service, education and housing. Photo: AP
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