UK Labour spokesman: Could push for vote of no confidence against future PM if 'no-deal' is imposed


Opposition Labour Party's spokesman crossed the wires in the last minutes noting that they could push for a vote of no confidence against the future prime minister if a no-deal Brexit is imposed.

Key quotes (via Reuters)

  • We are seeking to create the conditions for parliament to take control and prevent disastrous no deal Brexit.
  • What would be unconstitutional would be to prorogue parliament.
  • Boris Johnson and other conservative candidates have made clear they are prepared to see a no deal which would be disastrous.
  • We are not prepared to allow that to happen.
  • If we aren’t successful we will use other mechanisms to get the same outcome to prevent no deal.
  • Vote of no confidence is one option of several.

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