Scottish Labour conference backs Corbyn on Brexit

Scottish Labour conference backs Corbyn on Brexit
 

Scottish Labour delegates have rejected a rebel motion calling for the UK to rejoin the single market and instead rallied behind Jeremy Corbyn’s pro-Brexit strategy.
The party’s conference in Dundee voted overwhelmingly for a “unity motion” drafted by its Scottish executive after deep divisions over Corbyn’s proposals emerged between the party’s centrists and the Labour leadership.
The vote, which endorsed Corbyn’s pledge to oppose Brexit if the deal failed to protect workers’ rights and included full access to the single market, came as John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, pledged £70bn... read more

 
11 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 62
Source: Guardian
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