PressTV-UK Labour urges snap votes if Brexit deal is rejected

The leader of UK’s opposition Labour Party has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to call general elections if she fails to go through the parliament next week with her controversial European Union withdrawal agreement.

Jeremy Corbyn told May on Wednesday during a debate in the British parliament that the prime minister’s best option after a possible rejection of her Brexit deal in the chamber next week would be to call snap votes because her political mandate would no longer be tenable in those circumstances.  

“So, if her deal is defeated next week, as I hope and expect it will, will the Prime Minister do the right thing and let the people have a real say and call a general election?” said Corbyn at the first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) of the year in the House of Commons.

Corbyn has repeatedly criticized May for the way she has negotiated Brexit with the EU since June…

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