Parliament deals British PM Brexit blow before suspension


After parliament ordered Prime Minister Boris Johnson last week to seek a Brexit delay beyond Oct 31 unless he strikes a deal to smooth the transition, Brexit is up in the air with options ranging from a turbulent no-deal exit to a referendum that could reverse the entire endeavour.

'No one can trust the word of a prime minister who is threatening to break the law to force through no-deal, ' Corbyn stressed, after recalling that an exit from the European Union on bad terms would result in job losses, trigger food price increases and cause a shortage of medicines in the UK.

While Corbyn is trying to push for an election, there are ranks in his party (led by Watson) that want a second referendum first before heading to the polls.

"Only Boris Johnson and the Conservatives will deliver Brexit by 31 October, no ifs or buts, so we can move on and focus on the issues that matter to people - investing in the NHS, reducing violent crime and cutting the cost of living".

"But shall I tell you who we're listening to?"

This is undoubtedly correct, and a barnstorming speech in which the Labour leader welcomed attacks by the Financial Times (which sniffed that his party was "determined to shift power away from bosses and landlords and to workers and tenants") and vowed to "unleash the biggest people-powered campaign we've ever seen" marks a welcome shift from the parliamentary games in which Labour has been complicit in recent weeks.

Corbyn said a general election is coming, but the Labour Party won't let U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson "dictate the terms".

"Labour accepts the referendum result as the voice of the majority".

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has outlined his desire for an election before a referendum.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson sits in the back of a car as he leaves parliament in London Monday Sept. 9 2019. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson voiced optimism Monday that a new Brexit deal can be reached so Britain leaves the European Uni
Brexit news: British lawmakers reject holding snap elections ahead of Brexit

"Anybody who says it's all - this stuff about it being anti-democratic - I mean donnez-moi un break - what a load of nonsense", the Prime Minister said on a visit to a primary school in London. 9 whilst the opposition Labour Party took 24%.

There are still many questions to be answered about Brexit, but one clear outcome from the past week is that a no-deal Brexit is now a much more remote possibility.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to transpire with a deal although Berlin is prepared for a disruptive no-deal Brexit in case that does not happen.

The party's election manifesto is not expected to back Leave or Remain.

Again, his view sets him up for a clash with Mr Corbyn who is yet to say which side he would support, and has said that Labour must appeal to both Leave and Remain supporters.

He also accused the PM of cosying up to President Donald Trump to get a "one-sided" trade deal with the United States which would damage employment rights, the NHS and UK industry.

The latest row follows a series of clashes between the two men over Mr Corbyn's reluctance to embrace a second referendum and the party's handling of complaints of anti-Semitism.

He'll say that a lot has modified because the 2016 referendum and exclusively a Folks's Vote can ship any certainty about what the citizens now need.