Boris Johnson blames parliament as his attempt to secure a pre-Christmas election looks set to be blockedBoris Johnson has said that Brexit might not happen until well into next year as Labour look set to reject his call for a general election before Christmas.The prime minister – who has effectively accepted that he will fail to honour his “do or die” promise to take the UK out of the EU on Thursday – said he now feared parliament’s actions in blocking Brexit “could take us to 31 January at least”. He added: “My worry is this parliament will just waste the next three months like it’s wasted the last three years.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/26/boris-johnson-no-brexit-until-january-block-christmas-general-election
Author : Michael Savage and Toby Helm
Publish date : 2019-10-26 21:33:07
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