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Mr Gove, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, is in charge of planning for a no-deal exit in Mr Johnson's Government. Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr about any laws that MPs may propose in Parliament Mr Gove said: "Let's see what the legislation says. Let's see what it says.

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“You are asking me about a pig in a poke, and I will wait to see what legislation the opposition may try to bring forward.

He said the Government would review legislation put forward by MPs before deciding whether they would abide by it.

Anti-Brexit MPs from all the main parties are expected this week to launch a last-ditch bid to force Mr Johnson to extend the Article 50 process beyond the current Halloween deadline.

But, a split has emerged in Labour over the party's Brexit tactics.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is apparently at odds with the party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer on the timing of a no confidence vote.

Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson (Image: GETTY)

Boris Johnson is prepared to ignore the law for BrexitBoris Johnson is prepared to ignore the law for Brexit (Image: GETTY)

Shadow Chancellor Mr McDonnell made it clear that he will push for a no confidence as early as this week if the bid to delay Brexit falters.

Sir Keir said Labour will not allow Mr Johnson to take the UK out of the EU during an election campaign.

Sir Keir told the Andrew Marr Show on BBC 1: "What we’re not going to do is allow Boris Johnson, on top of what he’s already done, to say, ‘well, I’ll arrange things so that we crash out during the course of a general election, which I, Boris Johnson, may not win.’"

That came shortly after Mr McDonnell said that he wanted the Government to "bring it on".

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Jeremy Corbyn's Labour are deciding on when to call a vote of no confidenceJeremy Corbyn's Labour are deciding on when to call a vote of no confidence (Image: GETTY)

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