October 13, 2019 / 8:00 AM / a month ago

UK election likely before Christmas: Labour leader Corbyn

Leader of Britain's opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, is seen during a visit to Chingford, London, Britain September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON (Reuters) - UK opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday said there was a strong possibility of a national election before Christmas.

When asked if he was expecting an election to be held before Christmas, he said: “That is obviously a strong possibility. But listen, we’re ready for an election any time.”

Reporting by William James; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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