Consider The Alternatives

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From top: UK prime Minister Boris Johnson; British Labour Party Leader jeremy Corbyn; Former British Labour Party minister Harriet Harman and former conservative, former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke

The Liberal Democrats have no “principled objection” to supporting Jeremy Corbyn as an interim prime minister, party sources have told The Independent.

It follows criticism over party leader Jo Swinson’​s rejection of Mr Corbyn’s plan to lead a caretaker government to stop a no-deal Brexit.

Senior Tory Ken Clarke and former deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman are both prepared to lead an emergency government to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has said.

Senior Tory rebel Dominic Grieve, meanwhile, said he would “not facilitate” having the Labour leader at No 10 temporarily.

Senior Tory rebel rules out helping Corbyn stop no-deal by letting him become temporary PM (Independen.co.uk)

Meanwhile…

Germany expects Britain to crash out of the European Union without a deal, a leaked document has reportedly revealed.

The leaked finance ministry memo said officials believe a disorderly Brexit is now “highly likely”, according to Handelsblatt Today.

The publication revealed on Thursday that the government believes the UK will crash out without a deal on October 31, given Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s demands that the Irish backstop be dropped from Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement.

Brexit news latest: Germany believes UK will crash out of EU without deal, leaked document reveals (Evening Standard)

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3 thoughts on “Consider The Alternatives

  1. eoin

    Why should Leo [or indeed, any EU leader] meet with Boris when he doesn’t have majority parliament support and there’s enough cross-party support to kick him out and usher in a new govt and new PM?

    Also, what happened to the meeting with Leo which Boris’s people said last Sunday was deffo to take place? Did he realise he was u-turning on his #1 precondition of not meeting any EU leader until the backstop had been abandoned?

    They’re back from holidays in the UK in two weeks. September will be another interesting month.

      1. Papi

        When a big ship sinks, it can bring down any other smaller vessels near it. Best to get as far away as possible.

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