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Will a long extension make it easier for May and Corbyn to reach agreement on Brexit?

Brexit Explained: The prime minister needed talks with Labour to be going on while she was in Brussels asking for a postponement – but once that has been agreed, the dynamic could change

John Rentoul
Saturday 13 April 2019 11:51 BST
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Keir Starmer says Brexit talks so far have been 'disappointing'

My prediction is that nothing will come of the Brexit talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn.

She needs him. The only way she can get her deal through the House of Commons is with Labour votes. But he doesn’t need her. He says the result of the referendum should be respected, but it is not in his interest to do anything that helps to take us out of the EU.

So the deadlock is likely to continue.

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