Mr Corbyn has been calling for support from Remainer and Tory rebel MPs in a bid to oust Boris Johnson through a vote of no confidence. This would mean Mr Corbyn could become a temporary prime minister to stop the UK leaving the EU with no deal on October 31. In a letter to MPs, the Labour leader said: “This Government has no mandate for no deal, and the 2016 EU referendum provided no mandate for no deal.

“I therefore intend to table a vote of no confidence at the earliest opportunity when we can be confident of success.

“Following a successful vote of no confidence in the Government, I would then, as Leader of the Opposition, seek the confidence of the house for a strictly time-limited temporary government with the aim of calling a general election, and securing the necessary extension of Article 50 to do so.”

But Brexit Party MEP Rupert Lowe has criticised Mr Corbyn for this plan as he says it is just an attempt to cancel Brexit because “They didn’t like what the people said”.

He told Express.co.uk: “Corbyn plans to stuff the Commons full of pro-EU Labour Party apparatchiks who will stop at nothing to thwart Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn may struggle to call an early general election

Jeremy Corbyn may struggle to call an early general election (Image: GETTY)

Mr Corbyn is plotting to prevent a no deal Brexit

Mr Corbyn is plotting to prevent a no deal Brexit (Image: GETTY)

“We’re stuck with a paralysed Parliament, a toothless opposition and a fragile Government.

“The only way Brexit is delivered is if there are hundreds of Brexit Party MPs elected to fight for it.

“In 2016 millions of people felt like their voices were finally heard.

“Now the establishment wants to take that away because they didn’t like what the people said. A further delay will disenfranchise vast swathes of the population from voting and the damage will be irreparable.”

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The Labour leader wants to trigger a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister

The Labour leader wants to trigger a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister (Image: GETTY)

In a speech on Monday, Mr Corbyn said the Labour Party will campaign to remain against a no deal Brexit.

But he did not say whether the party would choose between a Labour Brexit or remaining in the EU.

He said: “In a general election, we will put forward the opportunity for people in this country to have the final say.

“It is not a rerun of 2016. It is simply saying the people of this country should make the final decision.

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Mr Corbyn has been calling for support from Remainer and Tory rebel MPs

Mr Corbyn has been calling for support from Remainer and Tory rebel MPs (Image: GETTY)

Mr Corbyn's Brexit plans have been accused of causing “irreparable damage” by an MEP

Mr Corbyn’s Brexit plans have been accused of causing “irreparable damage” by an MEP (Image: GETTY)

“If it is no deal versus remain then obviously John McDonnell and others made it very clear we would support remain.

“If there is the opportunity for some other option to be put then that will be put. I want to bring people together.”

His comments were criticised by leader of the Lib Dems Jo Swinson.

She wrote on Twitter: “Jeremy Corbyn didn’t fight to remain in 2016, and he won’t fight for remain now.

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on October 31

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on October 31 (Image: GETTY)

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“He wants to deliver a Labour Brexit, because he is a Brexiteer.”

The latest YouGov poll has revealed only 15 percent of Britons think Mr Corbyn would be a good temporary Prime Minister.

Voters were asked ‘Imagine a temporary cross-party Government was set up to delay Brexit and hold a general election, do you think each of the following would or would not be a good choice as temporary Prime Minister?’

The father of the House, Ken Clarke got 25 percent of the vote, with Labour’s Harriet Harman second on 19 percent, Mr Corbyn third on 15 percent.

Boris Johnson is due to meet EU leaders this week

Boris Johnson is due to meet EU leaders this week (Image: GETTY)

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson and Green Party leader Caroline Lucas came last – tied on 13 percent.

The results of the five candidates showed Mr Corbyn did not have the confidence of the British people to lead the country.

Meanwhile, Mr Johnson will meet European leaders to to discuss removing the backstop element of the Brexit deal this week.

He said he will go into talks with EU leaders “with a lot of oomph” ahead of his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday and French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday.



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