Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, arrives to speak at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville
(Reuters) – British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn told the Independent newspaper the Labour party’s attempt to force a general election by tabling a no-confidence motion was a matter of “when, not if.”
Corbyn suggested the move would be unavoidable if British Prime Minister Theresa May fails to secure backing for her Brexit policies from parliament.
“We’ve made clear it’s a question of when not if we do a vote of no confidence in the government, and obviously we do (it) at a time when their confidence is the lowest ever, which I suspect will be after they’ve lost the vote”, Corbyn told the newspaper in an interview.
The Labour leader added that the party h