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Brexit Paralysis Creates ‘Zombie’ Parliament With Little to Do

  • Legislative session is longest since the English Civil War
  • May withholding Brexit legislation while she talks to Labour
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Has Theresa May Finally Run Out of Options on Brexit?

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has presided over the longest Parliamentary session for 366 years, yet has precious little to show for it.

The record holder -- in the 1600s -- enacted massive constitutional change, won a war and even executed a monarch. But Brexit has paralyzed legislation and left national crises, including social care, education and crime, unresolved.