Boris Johnson makes Brexit squatting plans for Downing Street: Report

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly making plans to virtually "squat" in Downing Street and refuse to step down even if a no-confidence motion is passed against him over the ongoing Brexit divisions in the U.K Parliament, a media report quoting Cabinet insiders claimed on Sunday.

In what would be seen as a major constitutional crisis, Queen Elizabeth II may have to step in and effectively sack a sitting Prime Minister in such a scenario as Johnson pursues his "do or die" pledge to leave the European Union (EU) by the October 31 deadline, 'The Sunday Times' reports.

Senior aides are quoted in the report as saying that Johnson would not stand aside if his latest Brexit proposals were rejected by the EU, leading to MPs rallying together to try and remove him in order to avert a no-deal crash-out from the 28-member economic bloc.

They said Johnson was prepared to "squat" in Downing Street even if MPs declare no confidence in his government and agree a caretaker prime minister to replace him.

There are some reports that indicate that the House of Commons Speaker John Bercow may be one such candidate for a caretaker PM post but efforts are still on to get someone who can command a strong majority in a divided House.