Boris Johnson a threat to UK’s democracy, says John McDonnell

The shadow chancellor described Boris Johnson as a threat to the nature of British democracy at a cross party meeting of MPs who signed a pledge to an alternative parliament in the event of the prime minister shutting down parliament to make a no deal Brexit happen. John McDonnell told MPs: ‘Prime ministers come and prime ministers go but I don’t think we have seen a prime minister like this who has had the potential to threaten the vary nature of our democracy’

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