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‘Working to Prevent PM Johnson from Utilizing elections for no-deal Brexit’: Jeremy Corbyn

Last updated on September 3, 2019

British Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday opposition parties were working on ways to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from having a historical election to force through a no-deal Brexit.

After fulfilling the leaders of other opposition parties, Corbyn said he was convinced of the success of a movement planned later on Tuesday to seize control of parliamentary business to try and prevent Britain leaving the European Union with no deal.

“We’re convinced that the legislative path we’ve embraced has every chance of being successful, and we are working on ways in which we could prevent Boris Johnson manipulating an election to induce a no deal Brexit,” Corbyn said in a statement.

“Labour wants to protect against a no deal Brexit, also to get a general election, so we can end austerity and invest in our communities. I’m confident we can have , and we have been in talks about a way to attain this.”

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