Trump's national security advisor John Bolton meets Boris Johnson


Her remarks came after a leading think tank warned that MPs may have little chance of stopping Mr Johnson pushing through a no-deal Brexit when Parliament returns.

In June, House Speaker John Bercow said it was "blindingly obvious" that the prime minister could not sideline parliament. As a result, all parliamentary business stops and MPs could therefore be powerless to stop a no deal Brexit.

However the default position remans if a deal can not be reached with Brussels, Britain will exit the bloc without an agreement on Halloween.

With Brussels so far unwilling to re-negotiate with Mr Johnson - MPs are understood to be considering tabling a vote of no confidence in the Government.

If lawmakers approve a vote of no confidence, they would have two weeks to organize a new election.

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott confirmed Labour is in cross-party talks about moving the motion but refused to confirm if it would be put forward on the first week of September.

However, a majority of lawmakers in parliament have previously indicated they would not allow a no-deal Brexit.

The findings echo the reported view of the Prime Minister's top adviser Dominic Cummings, who is said to have told him that opponents of no-deal had left it too late.

It has been suggested that in order to achieve a no deal Brexit, Johnson could decide to close parliament in the run up to the deadline.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump's national security advisor also pledged his support of Brexit, saying the US President wants it to be a success.

John Bolton said the United Kingdom was the "first in line" for a USA trade deal when met with the Prime Minister on a visit to London.

A date has been set for a hearing of a court case which seeks to stop Boris Johnson pushing ahead with a no-deal Brexit without the approval of MPs.

However, Johnson, who replaced Theresa May on July 24 after she failed three times to get her withdrawal agreement through parliament, has refused to rule out proroguing the House of Commons and Brexit supporters have vociferously encouraged him to do so if necessary to ensure an exit on October 31.