Jeremy Corbyn , who voted against membership in 1975 and gave only reluctant backing to the 2016 campaign to stay, on Wednesday gave ambiguous backing for another referendum, saying he would push for one alongside a national election. Read more.
Opposition Labour Party will back a call for a second referendum on Brexit. “We are committed to also putting forward or supporting an amendment in favour of a public vote to prevent a damaging Tory (Conservative) Brexit being forced on the country,” Corbyn. Read full story.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said if his party won power he would renegotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union and could hold another referendum, as he comes under pressure to support giving the public another chance to stay in the bloc. Read more.
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday Prime Minister Theresa May must change her strategy and seek a close alliance with the European Union after Brexit to avert the dangerous prospect of an abrupt split. Read more.
“My own view is that I would rather get a negotiated deal now if we can to stop the danger of a no-deal exit from the EU on 29 March which would be catastrophic for industry, catastrophic for trade.” – British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Jeremy Corbyn to call for a General Election if Theresa May loses vote in Parliament over her Brexit Plans. Two Labour officials confirmed the party would call a vote of confidence in Theresa May within days of the likely defeat of her Brexit deal.