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UK parliament reconvenes after prorogation ruled unlawful

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Published on September 25, 2019 - Duration: 01:33s

UK parliament reconvenes after prorogation ruled unlawful

British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday that he should first get a delay to Brexit to win backing for a new national election.

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UK parliament reconvenes after prorogation ruled unlawful

"It's very simple - if you want an election, get an extension and let's have an election," Jeremy Corbyn said.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned home from a foreign trip on Wednesday still intent on delivering Brexit on October 31.

Before the suspension, parliament had passed a law requiring Johnson to ask the EU to push back the deadline if no exit deal was agreed by Oct.

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Corbyn said he and other opposition legislators would focus on ensuring that Johnson abided by that law.

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