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CanadaNo plans for coalition to help PC minority government, P.E.I. Tory leader says

18:06  24 april  2019
18:06  24 april  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A coalition government is the best way cabinet of a parliamentary government in which multiple political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that " coalition ".

A minority government , or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament.

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CHARLOTTETOWN — The man who won the most seats in P.E.I.'s provincial election Tuesday says he does not expect to seek a formal coalition agreement with the Greens or Liberals, and his Tories will forge ahead as a minority government.

Progressive Conservative Leader Dennis King says he plans to work collaboratively with the Opposition Green party and the Liberals, who were reduced to third-party status.

Speaking to the CBC this morning, King says he will work on an issue-by-issue basis to pass PC legislation and budgetary measures.

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The Tory Party opted for a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats in 2010, the last time a To avoid becoming a "lame duck" government that cannot get any legislation passed, minority While May has officially announced plans to form a government , it does not yet mean she will be our

PEI Tory Leader Dennis King, a former communications adviser to premier Pat Binns, was elected to helm the party just two months ago. His platform focused on reassuring voters their concerns they had lost their voice in government were being heard. Mr. King worked hard to reassure farmers and rural

The Tories won 12 seats, while the Greens won eight and the Liberals six.

During the 28-day provincial election campaign, the leaders of all four registered parties in P.E.I. rarely disagreed on policy and refrained from personal or political attacks, even during debates.

King says he believes he can successfully lead a minority government by continuing this congenial approach to politics.

Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker told the CBC this morning he was not yet prepared to commit to any coalition agreements, but agreed that goodwill exists between himself and King and that he is prepared to work together with all three parties in the P.E.I. legislature.

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