UK govt says parliament will vote on snap election again on Monday

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister's Questions session in the House of Commons in London. [Reuters Photo]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government said Thursday it would make a second attempt next week to call an early general election, to try to break the political deadlock over Brexit. The day after MPs rejected the first attempt to call a snap poll, senior minister Jacob Rees-Mogg told MPs he would table a "motion relating to an early parliamentary election" to be voted on Monday.

will on Monday hold another vote on a motion on whether to hold an early election, the leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Thursday.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to hold an election on Oct. 15 but failed to win enough support from lawmakers to do so in a vote on Wednesday.

The opposition Labour Party said it would not support an until legislation which aims to block a no-deal exit at the end of October has become law - something which is expected to happen on Monday.

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