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Offering UK a #Brexit choice, Labour’s #Corbyn stays shy on his view

Offering UK a #Brexit choice, Labour’s #Corbyn stays shy on his view

| September 19, 2019

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promised on Wednesday (18 September) to offer Britain the choice of leaving the European Union with a “credible” deal or staying in the bloc if he wins power, but declined to say which side he favoured, write Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper of Reuters. With an early election increasingly likely […]

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Corbyn invites MPs to meet next week to discuss how to stop no-deal #Brexit

Corbyn invites MPs to meet next week to discuss how to stop no-deal #Brexit

| August 22, 2019

UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn MP (pictured) has invited leaders of other political parties and senior lawmakers from across parliament to meet to discuss all tactics available to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal, Labour said on Wednesday (21 August), writes Stephen Addison. The meeting will take place next Tuesday (27 August) […]

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Corbyn to back second #Brexit referendum 

Corbyn to back second #Brexit referendum 

| June 20, 2019

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) backed a move on Wednesday (19 June) for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source, writes Ishita Chigilli Palli A paper by Corbyn’s head of policy, Andrew Fisher, recommends that Labour support a […]

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Britain’s Labour meets to decide stance on second #Brexit referendum

Britain’s Labour meets to decide stance on second #Brexit referendum

| May 1, 2019

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party met on Tuesday (30 April) to hammer out its position on whether to demand a second referendum on any Brexit deal as part of its campaign for the European parliament election next month, writes Elizabeth Piper. With Britain’s delayed departure from the European Union far from clear, Labour leader Jeremy […]

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Jeremy Corbyn meets EU leaders to discuss options to break #Brexit deadlock

Jeremy Corbyn meets EU leaders to discuss options to break #Brexit deadlock

| February 21, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn MP, leader of the UK’s Labour Party, will meet European leaders in Brussels on Thursday 21 February to discuss options for breaking the Brexit deadlock and to make clear that there is no majority for a no deal outcome. The Labour leader will meet Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to discuss the Brexit […]

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#Labour party won’t countenance a no-deal #Brexit – #Corbyn

#Labour party won’t countenance a no-deal #Brexit – #Corbyn

| November 22, 2018

British opposition Labour Party won’t countenance a no-deal Brexit, party leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) said this week, even as it plans to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May’s draft deal to withdraw from the European Union, writes William James. “Labour will not countenance a no-deal Brexit,” Corbyn said during a speech to business leaders in […]

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Labour’s #Corbyn tells EU’s Barnier #HardIrishBorder must be avoided

Labour’s #Corbyn tells EU’s Barnier #HardIrishBorder must be avoided

| October 2, 2018

The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn (pictured), said he had told the EU’s Brexit chief Michel Barnier in talks that Britain’s withdrawal must not disrupt trade across the Ireland-Northern Ireland border, write Alistair Smout in London and Daphne Psaledakis in Brussels. Corbyn, who has previously met Barnier and once brought him […]

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