Tory grandee Ken Clarke has said he is willing to lead a government of national unity to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
Jeremy Corbyn has struck out at Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson after she rejected his plan to lead an emergency government to thwart a no-deal Brexit.
Tory grandee Ken Clarke and senior Labour MP Harriet Harman are both prepared to lead an emergency government to prevent a no-deal Brexit, according to the Liberal Democrat leader.
Remain-supporting MPs are awaiting Jeremy Corbyn’s next move after his proposal to become caretaker prime minister to block a no-deal Brexit received a mixed response.
The Liberal Democrats have been urged to reconsider their outright dismissal of Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to prevent a no-deal Brexit by becoming caretaker prime minister.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has suggested Ken Clarke or Harriet Harman be installed as the prime minister of an “emergency government” to resolve the Brexit crisis.
Jeremy Corbyn’s call to opposition parties to install him as caretaker prime minister in a bid to stop a no-deal Brexit has been a hot topic of discussion among politicians – with not everyone convinced by his plan.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has increased pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to prevent an “undemocratic and disastrous” no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has said there is no “good Brexit” for Northern Ireland.
Delivering a People’s Vote and stopping Brexit is still “eminently” possible, Jo Swinson said on the day of her party’s by-election victory over the Tories.
Jo Swinson has said she would respect the result of another EU referendum – including if the public backed Brexit for a second time.
New Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has ruled out a coalition with the Tories under Boris Johnson and said she would not grant the power to hold a second Scottish independence referendum.
New Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has said her door is open to members of rival parties who want to join her.
Jo Swinson has won a landslide victory to become the first woman leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Jo Swinson will take the Liberal Democrats to to “greater heights” after being newly elected to head the party, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader said.
Jo Swinson has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Jo Swinson or Sir Ed Davey will be announced as the next leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Liberal Democrat leadership contender Jo Swinson has said she would not rule out a future deal with the Conservatives or Labour.
Victory for Boris Johnson in the Tory leadership race could be a “great recruiting tool” for the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson has said.
Jo Swinson is “optimistic and very hopeful” of growing the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party, as she spoke of “huge frustration” among “many MPs” with their own parties over Brexit.