Brexit: Labour figures urge Corbyn to back single market
More than 80 senior figures in the Labour Party have urged Jeremy Corbyn to commit to remaining in the EU single market after Brexit.
The group of MPs, MEPs, council leaders and trade unionists say investment plans cannot be funded if the UK retracts its membership.
It comes a day before Mr Corbyn is expected to commit Labour to backing a customs union with the EU.
Downing Street has already insisted the UK will leave that union.
In a statement seen by the Observer, figures including Lord Mandelson and trade union leaders Bill Morris and Tony Young say the party as a minimum "must... read more
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