The opposition Labour Party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell said Britain’s parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexi, after leaked official documents forecast possible food, fuel, and medicine shortages.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain will leave the European Union, with or without a transition deal, on Oct. 31. His calls for the EU to renegotiate the existing exit deal have so far been rejected in Brussels.
Britain has less than 74 days to resolve a three-year crisis that is pitting the country against the EU, its closest trade partner, and parliament against the executive. The outcome will mark its most significant geopolitical move since World War Two.