UK min­is­ter re­signs over Con­ser­va­tive MPs’ ex­pul­sion

Fiji Sun - - World News -

London: Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Boris John­son is in the midst of a ma­jor par­lia­men­tary showdown over his bid to take the United King­dom out of the Euro­pean Union by an Oc­to­ber 31 dead­line, with or with­out a di­vorce deal.

Rebel and op­po­si­tion MPs voted on Wed­nes­day in favour of a bill that could force the prime min­is­ter to re­quest a Brexit de­lay un­til Jan­uary 31, 2020. John­son has pushed for a snap gen­eral elec­tion on Oc­to­ber 15.

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