DBritish opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn apparently wants to prevent unregulated Brexit with a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Labor leader is trying to persuade parliament to push Johnson out of office, several British media unanimously said this Thursday. As the new prime minister, Corbyn will then delay the Brexit less than 80 days before leaving the EU, call new elections and launch a new Brexit referendum.
Corbyn expects to be able to draw many of his critics to his side if his term as Premier is clearly limited. He sent a letter with his proposal late Wednesday evening to the opposition party chiefs and three no-deal critics of the ruling Conservatives: Dominic Grieve, Oliver Letwin, and Caroline Spelman.
Corbyn gets out to the roundabout
"Our priority should be to work together in Parliament to prevent a highly damaging no-deal-Brexit," the media cite from the letter, which is said to have met with a shared echo. Corbyn then offered that he could take over the government for a "limited time" duration to ask the other EU countries for a postponement of October 31 set Brexit. He also wants to start new elections and then campaign in the election that the British vote on the modalities of an EU exit and should also speak out in favor of remaining in the European Union.
Although many MPs want to prevent an unregulated Brexit. The pro-European Liberal Democrats gave Corbyn's request on Wednesday but a clear rejection: "This is nonsense," said party leader Jo Swinson. Corbyn is not in a position to get even a short-term majority in the lower house together.
Johnson definitely wants Brexit
Johnson wants to lead the UK from the EU at all costs on October 31st. He insists on changes to the final exit agreement with the EU, but wants to go if necessary without an agreement. Such an unregulated Brexit should have serious economic consequences for Great Britain, but also the other EU states.
The Parliament had failed the exit agreement three times, but also voted against a Brexit without a contract. In the end, Johnson did not rule out imposing a compulsory break on Parliament and making it unable to act.