LONDON: the Uk new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will “absolutely” not call a general election before the latest Brexit deadline of 31 October.
Speaking during a visit to Birmingham, the prime minister said voters did not want another general election or a referendum.
“What they want us to do is deliver on their mandate to come out of the EU,” he added.
Asked whether he could provide an assurance an election would not take place before the end of October, Johnson replied, “absolutely”.
“We want to, and we are going to, deliver on the mandate of the people, which is to take the UK out of the EU whole and entire on 31 October,” he said.