Friday, 22 November, 2019

United Kingdom opposition seeks to oust PM to avoid no-deal Brexit

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Russell Knight | 17 August, 2019, 11:24

Germany is ready for a likely no-deal Brexit and will encourage its fellow European Union member states to hold their nerve and refuse to renegotiate the withdrawal agreement, according to a leaked German government paper.

So did Ms Swinson who called for a less divisive figure to form a unity government, such as veteran MPs Ken Clarke or Harriet Harman.

Germany's government said earlier on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel would meet Johnson soon but did not give a date.

Prominent members of Theresa May's cabinet are rising to block prime minister Boris Johnson from delivering a no-deal Brexit.

Referencing Mr Corbyn's suggestion, she said: "He is demanding the keys to Number 10 as a precondition for a vote of no confidence".

She said: "Money is coming in for Corbyn to take down Johnson's government, leaving us with little option but to cut the odds accordingly".

"I could not support a Corbyn Government, end of", she told the Birmingham Mail.

However, his chances of success were crippled by the Leader of the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party, Jo Swinson, who said Mr. Corbyn was not the right figurehead for an emergency government.

Frost is understood to have insisted that a deal was only possible if the backstop, which would keep Northern Ireland in the single market and the whole of the United Kingdom in a customs union to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, were removed.

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The Shrewsbury MP added that the "mood of the electorate is changing very rapidly" and issues over the Irish backstop means "the only pragmatic alternative" is to leave "on a managed no deal basis".

Interestingly, bookies have also cut odds on Jeremy Corbyn replacing Boris Johnson as PM.

Dominic Grieve and Sir Oliver Letwin have been labelled as the ring leaders behind the plot.

"And I'm confident that if that's what the House of Commons resolves that those individuals will be happy to take on that role to try to steer our country through these hard waters". Neither has Nick Boles, the independent MP who quit the Conservatives over Brexit and who also received the appeal.

In a letter to opposition party leaders and several senior rebel Conservatives, Mr Corbyn said his "strictly time-limited temporary government" would delay Brexit and hold an election.

It followed remarks by former finance minister Philip Hammond that parliament will block a no-deal Brexit if unelected people behind Johnson try to wrench Britain out on October 31 without agreement. We'll get rid of the remainer creeps like Philip Hammond in the Tory Party, and we'll have an election on the remain vs leave lines, and all the polls tell us that leave will have a substantial majority, because the people voted to leave three years ago, we haven't left, and parliament is conspiring against the people to frustrate them in what they voted for, and in that situation I think that Boris will win with a handsome majority.

A spokeswoman for Mr. Johnson's office said the Labour Leader was showing contempt for the 2016 referendum.

Once a caretaker government has been formed, Mr Corbyn would ask for an extension to Article 50 to give enough time to hold a general election.

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