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POLITICAL expert Bronwen Maddox explained the options that allow Boris Johnson to “manoeuvre” around the issues of losing a vote of no confidence in the coming weeks.

PUBLISHED: 00:01, Sat, Aug 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 17:35, Sat, Aug 17, 2019

Boris Johnson’s premiership has proven divisive in Parliament as the opposition parties have strongly argued against him and his attitude to delivering Brexit.  Mr Johnson also emphasised that the UK needed to be willing to leave the EU without a deal if a deal could not be agreed on time. Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit have warned of a vote of no confidence to oust Mr Johnson from office as a way to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

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Institute of Government Director and political commentator Bronwen Maddox explained how Boris Johnson could avoid the issue of failing to win a vote of no confidence.

She told the BBC: “This government of national unity is the kind of thing a nation reaches for.

“It is the thing people begin suggesting when there is absolutely no unity.

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“Jeremy Corbyn's plan this week was to try to get other opposition people to unite behind him and he would become Prime Minister.

“He would

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