Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will on Tuesday try to bridge deep divisions together with other opposition parties about the best way best to prevent Britain crashing from the EU on October 31.
Corbyn stated that he would”do whatever necessary” to prevent a no-deal Brexit after leaked official warnings that this could cause gas, food and medicine shortages.
The Labour leader has stated he intends to call a no-confidence vote Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week and when he wins, it’d be prepared to lead a caretaker government.
However, other opposition MPs favor passing a law which would force the authorities to request the EU to postpone Brexit.
Ahead of the discussions, Corbyn composed in the Independent which Johnson had been”cozying up to” US President Donald Trump at the expectation of securing a free trade deal following Brexit.
“It will not return sovereignty, it is going to place us in the mercy of Trump along with the large US businesses,” Corbyn wrote.
“I hope we could come to some fantastic working order and bring on others around parliament who view the threat of a No Deal wreck outside,” he explained.
Talking to BBC radio, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson stated she’d be eager to talk about all probable choices” since we don’t have a great deal of time.”
However, anti-Brexit politicians have been talking plans since Johnson came to power a month vowing to take Britain out of the EU on October 31 with or without a divorce bargain with Brussels.
Johnson has stated he’s hoping to get a bargain with EU leaders, describing the possibilities as”slightly” higher after G7 talks over the weekend.
However, Johnson hasn’t ruled out suspending parliament to permit a no-deal Brexit when he fails to arrange with the EU in the upcoming weeks.
Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer has stated suspending parliament — called”proroguing” — could be”criminal” and”entirely unacceptable.”
The Brexit Party, that came in elections earlier this season and which urges a no-deal Brexit, is introducing its candidates in a launch event on Tuesday.
Britain voted to leave the European Union at a 2016 referendum but has been made to postpone its departure after parliament opposed a bargain struck with Brussels beneath Johnson’s predecessor Theresa May.
“Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party will do anything to attempt to block bringing the shift that British people voted in the referendum,” that the Conservatives said in a statement.
“Just Boris Johnson and the Conservatives will offer the direction the UK should deliver Brexit from October 31, regardless of the conditions,” the announcement said.