British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his Conservative Party’s manifesto has pledged to move on from Brexit and austerity in a bid to secure a general election majority.
In a PTI report, Having taken over a minority administration in July and been unable to speed his European Union (EU) divorce deal through parliament, Johnson is seeking a clear victory at the December 12 snap election.
He sees Britain’s third general election in four-and-a-half years as the only way to break the Brexit logjam.
Having got the Brexit date delayed three months from October 31 to January 31, opposition parties backed his call for an early general election.
Johnson is promising to bring his Brexit deal back to the parliament before December 25 if the centre-right Conservatives are returned to power.