Labour will use 'every parliamentary measure possible' to stop a No Deal Brexit

Labour will use 'every parliamentary measure possible' to stop a No Deal Brexit, the Shadow Justice Secretary has said.

Richard Burgon also said his party would push for a no confidence vote in Prime Minister Boris Johnson when Parliament returns from its summer recess next month.

"We'll be trying to stop a No Deal Brexit using every parliamentary measure possible," Mr Burgon said.

"I think it makes sense to push a no confidence vote because what's clear is that Boris Johnson is putting his own political self-interest as he sees it first and not the economic good of the country.

"A No Deal Brexit is a clear and present danger to living standards and to the economy.

"Boris Johnson has no mandate as a Prime Minister but the Government has no mandate for a No Deal Brexit either so we need to stop that dangerous plan in its tracks."

Boris Johnson has previously insisted Britain will leave the EU on October 31 "no ifs, no buts" - whether with our without a deal.

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