Labour signals they'll call no confidence vote in the government in the autumn

Labour Party will not call a no confidence vote in the government until it has the support of enough Tory backbenchers.

Boris Johnson , the frontrunner to become prime minister this month, has said Britain must leave the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without a deal.

But a number of Conservatives lawmakers have said they would consider voting to try to bring down a government which was pursuing a no-deal Brexit .

The Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner hinted that any vote would come in the Autumn after the new PM had tried to get the UK to crash out of the EU.

Barry Gardiner said: “We will call a no confidence vote when we believe that those Conservative members of parliament who have said that they would support a no confidence motion in the government in order to stop a no deal are likely to support it,” Gardiner told Sky News.

Asked if Labour was having conversations with those Tories, Gardiner said “Of course”.

Tory MP Sam Gyimah told Sky News that voting against the government was the “nuclear option” and he did not intend to do so but he knew others were considering it.

Mr Gyimah, who ran for the leadership calling for a second referendum, said there were 30 or more Conservative lawmakers who would back “legislative options” to try to block a no-deal Brexit.

They would seek to stop the new prime minister trying to shut down parliament in order to deliver a no-deal Brexit against the will of lawmakers, he said, as well as looking to “create options … so that no deal isn’t the only option we face on Oct. 31”.

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“There are a number of legislative mechanisms being looked at at the moment,” he said, adding that they would be “sensible and pragmatic.”

It’s understood the former Attorney General Dominic Grieve is planning to make it illegal for the next Prime Minister to suspend parliament in order to get no deal Brexit through.

He plans to hijack legislation on Northern Ireland to make it legally binding for the next prime minister to make a statement to parliament in October on power-sharing in the province.

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