Labour to back moves for second Brexit referendum



Jessica Elgot | The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn to tell his MPs that party will table or support amendment for public vote

Labour has announced it will back moves for a second EU referendum in the coming weeks, in order to prevent what Jeremy Corbyn called “a damaging Tory Brexit being forced on the country”.

Corbyn will also table an amendment to the government’s Brexit motion setting out the five demands he spelled out to Theresa May as conditions of Labour’s backing for a Brexit deal, including a permanent customs union.

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