John McDonnell rejects union warning over second referendum

John McDonnell rejects union warning over second referendum
 

John McDonnell has rejected warnings from Len McCluskey, the Unite leader, that Labour members would see support for a second Brexit referendum as a betrayal, adding that in a choice between Theresa May’s deal and staying in the EU he would vote remain.
McCluskey, who wields substantial influence in the party, told a group of Labour MPs this week that they could alienate supporters by backing a fresh referendum, and urged them to stick to Labour’s alternative Brexit plan.
Asked during a visit to Glasgow on Friday whether he agreed with McCluskey, McDonnell said: “No.”
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7 December 2018 in Politics, Views: 41
Source: Guardian
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