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Tory MP: PM Corbyn better than no-deal Brexit

Tory MP: PM Corbyn better than no-deal Brexit
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When Jeremy Corbyn put forward his proposal to MPs to help him become prime minister in order to block a no-deal Brexit, the response from the Lib Dems was clear: no. But the Labour leader's plan has had a warmer reception in an unlikely place – on the Tory backbenches. Guto Bebb told his fellow MPs that if they wanted to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal, they should take Corbyn's idea seriously:

'I certainly take the view that a short-term Jeremy Corbyn government is less damaging than the generational damage that would be caused by a no-deal Brexit'

Mr S thinks Bebb might have some difficulty persuading his Tory colleagues about that...

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