PM in bid to get Lib Dems and SNP to agree poll date before ChristmasLatest Brexit developments – liveBoris Johnson will abandon attempts to push his Brexit bill through this parliament in a bid to get the Liberal Democrats and the SNP to agree to an election before Christmas, although the parties are still in dispute over the potential date.The prime minister failed to get the two-thirds of MPs he needed to secure an election under existing laws, after opposition parties largely abstained. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/28/boris-johnson-abandons-brexit-bill-in-new-push-for-december-election
Author : Rowena Mason Deputy political editor
Publish date : 2019-10-28 21:39:35
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