November 5, 2019 / 12:19 PM / 3 months ago

Labour's Corbyn declines to say if he will stop Brexit to form a coalition

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves after speaking about Brexit during a general election campaign meeting in Harlow, Britain November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

HARLOW, England (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday declined to say if his party would stop the Brexit process to form a coalition if no party won a majority in December’s election.

Asked if Labour would revoke Article 50 in order to secure the support of the Liberal Democrats in a hung parliament, Corbyn said: “All I can say is: we are campaigning to win this election with a majority Labour government. We are not campaigning to form a coalition with anybody.”

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, writing by Alistair Smout; editing by Michael Holden

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