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Where does Labour really stand on Brexit?

Analysis: While it's clear Jeremy Corbyn opposes Theresa May’s deal, his party's true position on leaving the EU is far from black and white, says deputy political editor Rob Merrick

Saturday 22 December 2018 15:58
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Jeremy Corbyn has deliberately obscured his intentions about Brexit
Jeremy Corbyn has deliberately obscured his intentions about Brexit

Winston Churchill called Russia “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” – but Labour’s Brexit policy can appear much more complicated than that.

Jeremy Corbyn has deliberately obscured his intentions, as he seeks to ride the twin horses of a pro-EU membership yearning for another referendum and many traditional supporters who voted to leave the EU.

The Labour leader is at again this weekend, insisting that – as prime minister, after a snap election – he will persuade EU to give the UK a better deal, even with just 97 days until departure.

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