Labour revealed they are planning to form a coalition to make Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister
Labour are plotting to form a minority Government and will waste vital EU negotiating time trying to take command of the country, according to Sir Patrick McLoughlin.
The Conservative Party chairman added: “The truth is out: Jeremy Corbyn will invite the other parties to prop him up as prime minister if there is a hung parliament on June 9.
The truth is out: Jeremy Corbyn will invite the other parties to prop him up as prime minister
“Brexit negotiations start 11 days after you vote but instead of focusing on those negotiations, Corbyn would be busy haggling with Nicola Sturgeon and the Lib Dems. That will cause chaos.”
The prospect of a hung parliament has been forced to the forefront of the election debate by a series of YouGov polls which suggests Labour is within three points of overhauling the Tories, who started the campaign with an opinion poll advantage of as much as 25 points.
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Emily Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, revealed Labour’s plans to get into Government in the event of a hung parliament.
Ms Thornberry said: “If we end up in a position where we are in a minority, we will go ahead and put forward a Queen’s Speech and a budget.
“If people want to vote for it, then good. If they don’t want to vote for it, they are going to have to go back and speak to their constituents and explain to them why it is that we have a Tory government instead.
“If we are the largest party we go ahead — no deals — with our manifesto, our budget and our Queen’s Speech.”
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The Tory Chairman said Corbyn in power would cause chaos for Brexit
Mr Corbyn has said that he would “open discussions” with the SNP on a second Scottish independence referendum if elected Prime Minister.
The Labour leader declined an invitation to spell out his principles in the event of a hung parliament, including whether he would urge Sinn Fein to take up their four Westminster seats to deny Theresa May power.
The SNP could hold a great deal of power in the event of a hung parliament
A YouGov poll for the Times, conducted over the past two days (May 30-31), puts the Tories on 42 per cent with the Labour Party close behind on 39 per cent.
The Tories' three-point lead is the lowest of the campaign so far, while Labour’s 39 per cent is the party’s highest poll result since February 2014, with the current polling suggesting there would be a hung parliament.