#BBN: Frontrunner Boris Johnson is now starting to pull away from the pack in the race to become Tory leader, but could a no-deal Brexit be blocked by Labour?

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Morning folks ☕,Frontrunner *Boris Johnson* is now starting to pull away from the pack in the race to become Tory leader, but could a no-deal Brexit be blocked by Labour? 🧐The former Foreign Secretary now has the support of 78 MPs. This is twice as many backers as his nearest rival *Michael Gove*, who remains a distant second with 34 backers.👀Johnson, who will officially launch his campaign today, has made it no secret that he is prepared to leave the EU without a deal on October 31. But will that even be an option in four months time?🤷‍♂Today, *Labour* are expected to put forward a motion to suspend the Commons’ standing order in an attempt to take hold of the order paper on June 25. If the motion passes, Labour will have a fortnight to draft legislation with the purpose of preventing a future Tory Prime Minister from proroguing Parliament to take the UK out of the EU without a deal.*Nikki Da Costa* has explained how *Labour* are planning to wrest control of Parliament in this last-ditch effort to block a *no-deal Brexit*: http://bit.ly/2Zjj2ECAnd how would frontrunner *Boris Johnson* fare in an election?🤔 We’ve crunched the numbers to find out how many seats the Tory party would sweep up under Johnson’s leadership: http://bit.ly/2WA3878Written By telegraph.co.uk

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