Britain’s opposition Labour Party says the Conservative government of Prime Minister Theresa May should resign if the UK Parliament rejects her Brexit deal with the European Union.
Labour’s shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer also said Sunday that the party would seek a vote of no confidence in the government if May lost the vote on her Brexit deal, a widely forecast outcome.
“If she’s lost a vote of this significance after two years of negotiation, then it is right that there should be a general election,” Starmer told Sky News.
May has been engaged in a campaign to sell her Brexit deal to the public hoping that people could persuade their representatives in the House of Commons that the agreement is the best option available for Britain.
She has repeatedly reiterated that if the deal is rejected, Britain’s economy should face a disastrous scenario of leaving the EU with no deal.
The government has also made it clear that…