PM Johnson will not resign it parliament rejects government agenda - spokesman - British Herald
September 20, 2020
UK

PM Johnson will not resign it parliament rejects government agenda – spokesman

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not resign if parliament rejects his government’s programme as set out on Monday in the so-called Queen’s Speech, his spokesman said.

Earlier, Queen Elizabeth set out Johnson’s agenda for his government, with a repeated commitment to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 and a host of domestic policies to try to win over voters before an expected election.

Johnson’s Conservatives do not have a majority in parliament, which is due to vote on the Queen’s Speech next week. 

(Content & Photos Syndicated Via Reuters)

(Reporting by William James, writing by Elizabeth Piper, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)

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