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Tory rebels willing to avert no-deal Brexit with Corbyn

A group of Conservative lawmakers agreed with Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday that they should discuss ways to prevent the United Kingdom from crashing out of the European Union without an arrangement and a transitional period. After the Labor Party's troubled leader wrote to Tory backbenchers Dominic Grieve, Oliver Letwin, Nick Boles and Caroline Spelman, they replied that his invitation is welcome. They said they would be "happy to meet" before Parliament reconvenes and indicated other opposition parties should be included.

Corbyn has also sent letters to chief legislators from the Liberal Democrats, the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party. He has launched an initiative for a vote of no confidence in new Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The leader of the opposition expressed the intention to take over from him "for a strictly time-limited temporary government," which would delay Brexit again and organize a second referendum.

However, he failed to clearly back remaining in the EU, prompting criticism by the other opposition leaders as well as Johnson's cabinet. On the other hand, Lib Dem head Jo Swinson today toned down her rhetoric and said she would cooperate with anyone against the prime minister and his hardline Brexiteers.

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