Lib Dems offer alternative to backing Corbyn anti-Brexit government

UK centrists urged not to dismiss Corbyn's Brexit plan for power

Mr Corbyn is not the only Remainer MP to have said that he would back a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson and become a caretaker prime minister to stop a no-deal Brexit on October 31st.

Last week, Johnson admitted that the risks of a no-deal Brexit were on the rise, despite dismissing it as a "million to one" chance during the Tory leadership campaign.

Instead they say Labour can win a majority at a general election, which may be looming.

"But I do think that those who have said they would do anything necessary to stop the long-term damage of a no deal exit must take seriously this type of offer".

Clarke is the longest-serving member of parliament and held senior cabinet positions under Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron.

Stephen Kinnock, another Labour MP, told Politico that if lawmakers rejected Corbyn, it would be reasonable to ask him to support an alternative leader.

Labour has suffered electorally in the European Union and local elections at the hands of the Liberal Democrats, who have criticised Labour for not being clear in its Brexit position.

He told BBC Radio 4's PM programme: "If it was the only way in which the plain majority in the House of Commons that is opposed to a no-deal exit could find a way forward..."

Guto Bebb, a Conservative MP fighting a crash-out departure, seized on the findings, saying: "There is no mandate and never has been a mandate for a no-deal Brexit".

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Jeremy Corbyn has issued an urgent plea to MPs to unite to stop no-deal Brexit "before it's too late", amid cross-party demands for an immediate recall of parliament to deal with the crisis.

The Liberal Democrats have no objection in principle to supporting Jeremy Corbyn as an interim prime minister, The Independent reported, citing party sources. "He's got the support of his MPs and we are the biggest opposition party".

If Brexiteers believe a no-deal truly is the "Will of the People", they should have no problem with this.

But Dame Caroline Spelman, a senior Conservative in favour of the United Kingdom remaining in the bloc, and the Independent Group for Change refused to support any Corbyn government. It would hurt global growth, send shockwaves through financial markets and weaken London's claim to be the world's preeminent financial centre.

Finance minister Sajid Javid said after meeting his German counterpart for the first time on Friday that Britain would be ready on Oct 31 for a no-deal Brexit, if that was unavoidable.

Voters also favor MPs being given a final vote on the Brexit outcome - rather being shut out of the process, as the government intends - by 42 per cent to 39 per cent.

Conservative former minister Sir Oliver Letwin said he would not be able to support a bid to put Mr Corbyn in Number 10, and that he did not think it was likely that a majority could be formed for the idea.

Lucas, who caused a stir on Monday when she floated the idea of an all-woman government of national unity to stop Brexit, added that she would be seeking a People's Vote before a General Election, but that she thought that could be negotiated with Corbyn, and that it was a mistake to "reject his offer out of hand".

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