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PM Johnson to hold election soon after Brexit if lawmakers sink government – FT

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives to welcome King Abdullah II of Jordan outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold an election in the days following Brexit if lawmakers sink his government with a vote of no-confidence, the FT reported on Thursday, citing unidentified senior aides to the prime minister.

The FT said his aides expect he will face a confidence vote soon after parliament returns from its summer break.

“We can’t stop them forcing an election but we cont

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