Britain’s Corbyn meets PM Johnson to discuss Brexit timetable: Labour source

Published October 23, 2019, 7:12 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

LONDON – British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday to discuss a new timetable for passing Brexit legislation, a source in the party said.

Britain's opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn is seen at the House of Commons in London, Britain October 22, 2019.  (©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
Britain’s opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn is seen at the House of Commons in London, Britain October 22, 2019. (©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

Parliament rejected Johnson’s accelerated timetable on Tuesday, putting into doubt the prime minister’s “do or die” pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31. Corbyn had asked Johnson to meet to discuss a revised timetable that would better suit parliament.

 
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