Boris Johnson indicates he would ignore no confidence vote

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Boris Johnson has left the door open to staying on as prime minister – even if he loses a vote of no-confidence.

He refused to rule out stepping down in the event enough Tory MPs back a move from opposition parties to oust him over his plan to deliver Brexit on 31 October, with our without a deal, reports Sky News.

“Parliament should honor the 2016 Brexit referendum and leave the European Union on Oct. 31, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday when asked if he would resign if his government lost a vote of no-confidence.”

Johnson has pledged to take Britain out of the EU at the end of October, with or without a deal, setting himself up for a clash with lawmakers who have vowed to try and stop a no-deal Brexit, including by trying to collapse the government.

Via Sky News / Reuters 

 

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