Labour could back Brexit bill if second referendum attached, says Starmer

Shadow Brexit secretary goes further than party leader in saying Labour could back dealBrexit latest: the day’s developmentsLabour will try to attach a customs union and second referendum to Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, setting up a parliamentary...

Labour could back Brexit bill if second referendum attached, says Starmer

Shadow Brexit secretary goes further than party leader in saying Labour could back deal

Labour will try to attach a customs union and second referendum to Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, setting up a parliamentary battle over the legislation this week.

Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, suggested Labour could vote for Johnson’s deal if a second referendum was added to the withdrawal agreement bill, despite the party’s fundamental objections to the terms of the UK’s proposed departure from the EU.

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