School of Politics and International Relations

Anti-Brexit lawmakers try cooperating, for a change

27 August 2019

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, agreed at a meeting of opposition lawmakers on Tuesday to shelve his plan for toppling Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week and instead focus on passing a law to head off a no-deal Brexit. “We’re still in that situation where there are all sorts of exits out of the burning building, but they all look locked,” said Tim Bale, a Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, who was quoted in the New York Times.
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