Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson: ‘I don’t want an election but if MPs vote tomorrow to compel another pointless delay to Brexit then that would be the only way to resolve this’. Photo: AP

UK PM Boris Johnson to call for election after humiliating loss in parliament over his Brexit plan

  • Lawmakers voted by 328 to 301 for a motion put forward by opposition parties to block a ‘no-deal’ exit from the EU
  • Johnson’s government will now seek to hold a vote on Wednesday to approve an early election
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson: ‘I don’t want an election but if MPs vote tomorrow to compel another pointless delay to Brexit then that would be the only way to resolve this’. Photo: AP
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a statement outside 10 Downing Street. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘You don’t want an election’: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns lawmakers he will never delay Brexit

  • British leader gives statement outside Number 10 Downing Street to give assurance that the UK will leave the bloc on October 31
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a statement outside 10 Downing Street. Photo: EPA-EFE
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