Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has bashed Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of the process to leave the European Union, saying her “zombie government” must leave office immediately.
“There can be no doubt that this is indeed a zombie government,” Corbyn told the British parliament on Wednesday at the beginning of a no-confidence debate meant to challenge May’s mandate as head of state.
The comments in the House of Commons came after May suffered a huge defeat in the parliament over her controversial Brexit agreement with the EU late on Tuesday.
Corbyn, who had tabled his no-confidence motion against May right after the vote on Brexit, said the government should call early elections after its historic defeat in the parliament.
“If a government cannot get its legislation through parliament, it must got to the country for a new mandate,” he said.
Corbyn said May’s resistance to early…