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British MPs opposing hard Brexit preparing no-confidence vote against PM

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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party

In the British parliament, opposed to the hard Brexit scenario pushed for by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson are both the Labour Party and the inner opposition of the ruling Conservative Party. A no-confidence vote is an intention of both.

American broadcaster Bloomberg reports that rebel Conservative Party member of the British parliament Dominic Grieve stated on Monday, August 5, that a growing number of Conservatives will turn against the British Prime Minister.

«No-deal can be stopped if Parliament wishes to stop it,»

Grieve told Sky News on Monday evening. The MP added that in case of a successful vote of no-confidence «there’s nothing a current prime minister can do to stop a new administration being formed if a majority of the House of Commons wanted it».

Leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, who has long demanded a national vote, said he will put down a motion of no-confidence at an «appropriate very early time,» after Parliament returns on September 3. In addition, the Labour Party «will do everything we can» to stop Britain from withdrawing from of the EU without an agreement, Corbyn has said.


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