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UK PM Johnson will not resign it parliament rejects government agenda: Spokesman

Reuters , Monday 14 Oct 2019
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks through the Commons Members Lobby in Parliament, London, Britain, October 14, 2019. (Photo: REUTERS)
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not resign if parliament rejects his government's programme as set out on Monday in the so-called Queen's Speech, his spokesman said.

Earlier, Queen Elizabeth set out Johnson's agenda for his government, with a repeated commitment to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 and a host of domestic policies to try to win over voters before an expected election.

Johnson's Conservatives do not have a majority in parliament, which is due to vote on the Queen's Speech next week.

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