Brexit: Leonard rejects demand for vote in ‘car crash’ interview

Critics have accused Labour of going into next week’s crucial Commons vote on Brexit without a clear policy on how it would break the deadlock after the party’s Scottish leader refused to confirm whether it would campaign in a snap election to stay in or leave the European Union.
Richard Leonard gave what opponents called a “car crash” interview to the BBC in which he rejected growing demands for Labour to embrace a second referendum on the terms of the UK’s Brexit deal.
Jeremy Corbyn has said he will seek a general election if Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal with Brussels is... read more

12 January 2019 in Politics, Views: 44
Source: Scotsman

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