LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers, including Conservatives expelled this week from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to seek a delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday.
An opposition bill which would force Johnson to ask the European Union for an extension to Britain’s departure to avoid a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 was approved by parliament’s appointed upper chamber, the House of Lords, on Friday.
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Queen Elizabeth is expected to sign it into law on Monday.
Johnson, a leader of the campaign to leave the EU during the 2016 Brexit referendum, took office in July after his Conservative party predecessor Theresa May quit following three failed attempts to get a deal with Brussels through parliament.
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The new prime minister says he wants to take Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31, with or without a deal with the bloc.
Johnson has said he has no intention of seeking an...
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