Jo Swinson still prefers Clarke or Harman as interim PM despite pressure

Lib Dem leader says she would meet Jeremy Corbyn to stop no deal but says he has no chance of successThe leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, has reiterated that she would work with the Labour party to prevent a no-deal Brexit amid...

Jo Swinson still prefers Clarke or Harman as interim PM despite pressure

Lib Dem leader says she would meet Jeremy Corbyn to stop no deal but says he has no chance of success

The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, has reiterated that she would work with the Labour party to prevent a no-deal Brexit amid pressure from other opposition leaders, but underlined her belief that a Jeremy Corbyn-led unity government would not win the confidence of the House of Commons.

The Conservative grandee Ken Clarke and senior Labour MP Harriet Harman – the father and mother of the house – are prepared to lead the emergency government, Swinson added, saying she had won both of their assurances.

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