Corbyn puts pressure on May to cut short MP’s break to allow vote to take place ASAP

Jack Peat - 28 December 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has put pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to recall parliament early to allow a vote on her Brexit deal to take place “as soon as possible”.

The Labour leader reiterated that he wants MPs to have a vote as soon as possible in an interview with The Independent.

He also suggested that if May were to lose that vote – which looks likely – he would call for a confidence vote in the government that could potentially trigger the snap general election Labour says it wants.

In his interview, he said: “We’ve made clear it’s a question of when, not if, we do a vote of no confidence in the government. Obviously we do [it] at a time when their confidence is the lowest ever, which I suspect will be after they’ve lost the vote.”... See more

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