Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I can still be prime minister’

Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn says he can “nonetheless be top minister” as he objectives to thwart Theresa May Just’s try and run a minority executive.

He informed the Sunday Reflect: “That Is still on. Absolutely.”

Mr Corbyn defied the polls via gaining 30 seats in Thursday’s election, leaving a hung Parliament.

The Conservatives now plan to type a minority government and are in talks with the Democratic Unionist Birthday Party to stable enhance for key votes.

Labour received 262 seats in the common election, however the Conservatives stay the largest Celebration in Parliament with 318 seats. That Is greater than the whole of Labour, Lib Dems, SNP, Plaid Cymru and Green Party.

Mrs May Just is searching for a unfastened “self assurance and supply” association with the Democratic Unionist Birthday Party’s 10 MPs that would allow her to press ahead with a minority executive.

This Is Able To give the Tories the numbers to pass a Queen’s Speech on Monday 19 June, if you want to set out their legislative agenda.

However Mr Corbyn said: “There Is a risk of balloting the Queen’s Speech down and we will push that the entire approach.

“We’ve bought a mandate to deal with issues of poverty, justice and inequality in Britain.

“Nearly Thirteen million individuals voted for us to do it. That Is why I Am here.”

No credibility

He introduced: “It Is very unclear on the programme they will have the ability to put ahead. But we are going to put up our calls for and our message and we’ll assert these.

“I Don’t think Theresa May and this government have any credibility.”

Mr Corbyn, who has faced opposition from inside his Birthday Celebration when you consider that turning into chief in 2015, said he believed Labour was now more united.

He stated: “My phone is filled with texts from a lot and lots of people from right throughout the Party.

“I Am more than pleased about that. I’m very proud to steer this Celebration. and i’m open to everyone. It’s Important to make that clear.”

Media playback is unsupported in your device

However in an interview with BBC Radio 4’s As Of Late programme, Chris Leslie, Labour MP for Nottingham East, refused to assert whether he idea Mr Corbyn was once a reputable top minister.

He said: “We shouldn’t fake that it is a well-known victory. It Can Be excellent so far as It Is long past, however it’s No Longer going to be just right enough.”

He mentioned the Celebration had neglected an “open purpose” in failing to win a majority.

“You’ve Got To convince them of your credibility and that you would be able to transfer from protesting in regards to the government to being in government,” he mentioned.

Let’s block commercials! (Why?)

Comments are closed.