Brexit deal latest news: Boris Johnson confirms a ‘great new deal has been done’ but DUP say they are not on board
As BBC political correspondent Chris Mason notes, Jeremy Corbyn has been calling for an election for months and a spokesman for him said Labour would back an election as soon as the plan to block no deal becomes law, rather than wait to see it implemented at the end of next month.
Strikingly, though, shadow chancellor John McDonnell sounded more equivocal, and shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer told the Commons he would want to see its “implementation” before an election.
A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson||William James and Elizabeth Piper, This is Money||
Former Foreign Minister Johnson is the bookmakers’ clear favorite to succeed May and, according to polls, the most popular with the 160,000 party members who will ultimately make the choice.
LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) – A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson.
Labour should have argued for a second referendum, and then pledged to campaign to remain in Europe, says Emily Thornberry on her party’s EU election campaign
I have written to Theresa May to say that talks on finding a compromise agreement for leaving the European Union have gone as far as they can; Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn
It was the moment we all knew would arrive sooner or later. On Friday morning it emerged that cross-party talks on Brexit had finally collapsed.
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the leaders of two very different forces in British politics, failed to reach a compromise deal after six weeks of negotiations, and, it seems, we are back to square one.