Swinson's rejection of Corbyn as unity PM was petulant, says Gardiner

Labour frontbencher accuses Lib Dem leader of wanting to drag Queen into political crisisJo Swinson was being “extremely petulant” when she dismissed Jeremy Corbyn’s call to make him prime minister to block a no-deal Brexit, according to the...

Swinson's rejection of Corbyn as unity PM was petulant, says Gardiner

Labour frontbencher accuses Lib Dem leader of wanting to drag Queen into political crisis

Jo Swinson was being “extremely petulant” when she dismissed Jeremy Corbyn’s call to make him prime minister to block a no-deal Brexit, according to the Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner.

In comments likely to ratchet up tensions between the two parties before a meeting Corbyn has called of parliamentary opponents of no deal, Gardiner accused the Liberal Democrat leader of wanting to propel the Queen into a constitutional crisis.

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