No 10 threatens to scrap Brexit bill and push for election before Xmas

Downing Street faces down MPs pushing for concessions to stop no-deal Brexit before they agree to Johnson’s timetableLatest Brexit news – live updatesNo 10 is threatening to pull the Brexit legislation and seek an election before Christmas...

No 10 threatens to scrap Brexit bill and push for election before Xmas

Downing Street faces down MPs pushing for concessions to stop no-deal Brexit before they agree to Johnson’s timetable

No 10 is threatening to pull the Brexit legislation and seek an election before Christmas if MPs vote to stop Boris Johnson rushing it through the House of Commons in three days.

A Downing Street source said the prime minister could scrap the legislation entirely, as Downing Street tries to face down soft-Brexit Conservative MPs who are pushing for further concessions to stop a no-deal Brexit before they agree to the accelerated timetable.

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