Brexit: Corbyn plans to call no-confidence vote to defeat no-deal

Brexit: Corbyn plans to call no-confidence vote to defeat no-deal 1

In his letter, Mr Corbyn wrote: “This government has no mandate for no-deal, and the 2016 EU referendum provided no mandate for no-deal. “Following a successful vote of no confidence in the government, I would then, as Leader of the Opposition, seek the confidence of the House for a strictly time-limited temporary government with the aim of calling a general election, and securing the necessary extension of Article 50 to do so.” If he were to succeed in calling a general election – which would require the support of two-thirds…

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Brexit: Labour to back Remain as it calls for a new EU referendum

Brexit: Labour to back Remain as it calls for a new EU referendum 2

Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next Tory leader to hold another referendum before taking Britain out of the EU, saying Labour will campaign for Remain. Jeremy Corbyn Mr Corbyn says the party will take this position to stop “no deal or a damaging Tory Brexit”. But he does not say what he would do if he won a general election and was placed in charge of the Brexit process. Some senior members of his team want him to take a pro-Remain stance in all circumstances. Related Articles In an interview…

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Theresa May accepts talks offer from Jeremy Corbyn in bid for Brexit breakthrough

Theresa May accepts talks offer from Jeremy Corbyn in bid for Brexit breakthrough 3

By Aubrey Allegretti | SkyNews| Theresa May has accepted the offer of more talks with Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock, boosting chances of a breakthrough. Theresa May is set to meet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for talks The prime minister indicated their teams should meet “as soon as possible” – with less than 50 days to go until the UK leaves the EU and no agreement ratified by parliament. She vowed to take up the points raised by Mr Corbyn in a letter, replying to an earlier one sent…

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Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets ‘zombie government’

Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets ‘zombie government’ 4

British MPs have begun to debate a motion of no confidence in Theresa May’s government, after her Brexit deal was rejected. Labour launched the bid to trigger a general election after the deal setting out the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU was rejected by 230 votes. Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn However, one senior party figure has suggested it is unlikely to succeed, with Northern Ireland’s DUP and Tory rebels saying they will back the PM. The confidence vote is expected to be held at about…

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Jeremy Corbyn denies ‘stupid woman’ jibe at Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn denies ‘stupid woman’ jibe at Theresa May 5

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has denied calling Theresa May a “stupid woman” during Prime Minister’s Questions after facing calls to apologise. Jeremy Corbyn He told MPs he had said “stupid people” and that he was “opposed to the use of sexist and misogynist language in any form”. Commons Speaker John Bercow said he had not seen the alleged incidents and all MPs had to be taken at their word. But Tory MPs said they did not believe Mr Corbyn and said he must apologise. Related Articles Mr Corbyn told the…

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Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn tables Theresa May no-confidence motion

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Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in Theresa May, after she said MPs would not vote on her Brexit deal until the week of 14 January. Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn The PM had delayed the vote from last week, admitting she was set to lose. Labour leader Mr Corbyn said on Monday it was unacceptable for MPs to wait a month to vote, adding the PM had led the UK into a “national crisis”. But No 10 sources told…

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