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Labour calls for vote in Commons on holding second referendum

Proposed amendment is significant shift in policy towards people’s vote on BrexitLabour has said the Commons should be able to vote on whether to hold a second referendum in an amendment the party submitted on Monday night to Theresa May’s Brexit update.It is the first time the party has asked MPs to formally consider a second poll, although the carefully worded compromise amendment did not commit the party’s leadership to backing a referendum if such a vote were to take place. Continue reading....
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May claims EU second referendum would threaten 'social cohesion'

PM faces a looming revolt over a no-deal Brexit as Corbyn criticises her talks as ‘PR sham’Theresa May doubled down on her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday night, claiming it would threaten Britain’s “social cohesion” and insisting the centrepiece of her strategy remained negotiating changes to the Irish backstop.With just 67 days to go until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, May exasperated MPs and business groups by offering scant evidence that she was willin...
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May claims second referendum on Brexit would threaten UK's 'social cohesion'

The PM faces a looming revolt over a no-deal Brexit as Corbyn criticises her talks as ‘PR sham’Theresa May doubled down on her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday night, claiming it would threaten Britain’s “social cohesion” and insisting the centrepiece of her strategy remained negotiating changes to the Irish backstop.With just 67 days to go until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, May exasperated MPs and business groups by offering scant evidence that she is wil...
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Blue Monday for MPs as May strategy proves futile once more

The prime minister seems to have no understanding about the imminence of BrexitTell me why I don’t like Mondays. The sense of futility is getting to everyone. Though many MPs usually welcome the chance to do next to nothing other than repeat themselves, even they have their limits of despair. And a Theresa May statement in which she reiterates her determination to pursue a Brexit strategy that has already been voted down by parliament is a step too far for everyone. We’ve now reached the point w...
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Theresa May Unveils Brexit Plan B. It Looks A Lot Like Roundly Rejected Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border measure. May’s opponents expressed incredulity: British lawmakers last week dealt the deal a resounding defeat, and EU leaders insist they won’t renegotiate it. Opposition leader Jerem...
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End 'no-deal brinkmanship' and let's talk, Britain's Corbyn tells May

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, will reiterate on Monday his willingness to talk to Prime Minister Theresa May on ways to break the deadlock over Brexit but not while the government wastes money on "no-deal brinkmanship". After seeing her deal to leave the European Union resoundingly defeated in parliament last week, May has opened talks with lawmakers from all parties to try to find a way to move forward with Brexit. The future of Brexit, Britain's biggest shift in...
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Jeremy Corbyn expected to back move to block no-deal Brexit

Labour is considering a proposal that would force Theresa May to extend Britain’s membership of the EUJeremy Corbyn is poised to back a plan to block a no-deal Brexit as pressure builds within Labour and the trade unions for a delay to Britain’s EU departure.It is understood that the leader and his shadow cabinet team are preparing to support a proposal that would force Theresa May to request an extension to Britain’s EU membership should no Brexit deal be agreed by early March. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Eu, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, EUJeremy Corbyn


Corbyn expected to back move to block no-deal Brexit

Labour is considering a proposal that would force Theresa May to extend Britain’s membership of the EUJeremy Corbyn is poised to back a plan to block a no-deal Brexit as pressure builds within Labour and the trade unions for a delay to Britain’s EU departure.It is understood that the leader and his shadow cabinet team are preparing to support a proposal that would force Theresa May to request an extension to Britain’s EU membership should no Brexit deal be agreed by early March. Continue reading...
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Voters less likely to back Labour with 'stop Brexit' policy, leaked poll suggests

Unreleased poll for group backing second referendum finds almost a third would be less likely to back partyA leaked poll commissioned by the pro-EU Best for Britain campaign suggests that voters would be less likely to back Labour if the party was committed to stopping Brexit.According to the poll, passed to the Guardian, almost a third of respondents said they would be less likely to vote Labour, a similar number to those who said it would not make a difference. Twenty-five per cent said it wou...
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How to break a Brexit deadlock: 'keep going, be flexible ... and listen'

Whether it be a hijack, kidnap or siege situation, negotiation is an art. Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn take noteWestminster is in deadlock. The progress of Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement has stalled in parliament, where a majority of MPs are opposed to it. Jeremy Corbyn has refused to enter talks with the prime minister until she rules out a no-deal Brexit, a demand she describes as “an impossible condition”. So how do our political representatives get themselves out of this impasse?“Negoti...
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Labour would lose voters with 'stop Brexit' policy, poll suggests

Leaked Best for Britain survey shows almost a third would be less likely to back their partyA leaked poll commissioned by the pro-EU Best for Britain campaign suggests that voters would be less likely to back Labour if the party was committed to stopping Brexit.According to the poll, passed to the Guardian, almost a third of respondents said they would be less likely to vote Labour, a similar number to those who said it would not make a difference. Twenty-five per cent said it would make them mo...
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May claims it is impossible for government to rule out no-deal Brexit in reply to Corbyn - as it happened

Labour leader says he won’t meet with PM until she takes no-deal Brexit off table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentMay will stick to Brexit ‘principles’ in cross-party talks, says No 10Philip Hammond tells business no-deal Brexit will be stoppedJeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech and Q&A - Summary and analysisLunchtime summaryTheresa May’s letter to Corbyn - Summary and analysis 8.05pm GMT We’re going to close down this live blog now, so thanks for reading and for all the co...
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Corbyn could face string of resignations if he backs 'people's vote'

A number of Labour frontbenchers say they would consider their positions if leader backed ideaJeremy Corbyn could face up to a dozen resignations from the Labour frontbench if the party backs a second referendum as a way out of the Brexit crisis.A string of junior shadow ministers have told the Guardian they are strongly opposed to the idea of a second referendum, which they fear would expose Labour to a vicious backlash in leave-voting constituencies. Continue reading...
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May claims it is impossible for government to rule out no-deal Brexit in reply to Corbyn - Politics live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with PM until she takes no-deal Brexit off table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentMay will stick to Brexit ‘principles’ in cross-party talks, says No 10Philip Hammond tells business no-deal Brexit will be stoppedJeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech and Q&A - Summary and analysisLunchtime summaryTheresa May’s letter to Corbyn - Summary and analysis 6.19pm GMT It’s understood Jeremy Corbyn is unlikely to reply to the prime minister’s letter to h...
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May tells Corbyn it is 'impossible' to rule out no deal

Prime minister writes to Labour leader after he dismisses proposals as ‘stunt’Follow all the latest Brexit news – politics liveTheresa May has told Jeremy Corbyn his demand that she rule out a no-deal scenario as a prerequisite for Brexit talks is “an impossible condition” and called on him to join cross-party discussions immediately.In a letter to Corbyn on Thursday afternoon written after the Labour leader dismissed the proposals as a “stunt”, May said that she would be “happy to discuss” the ...
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Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn: Let's talk Brexit

The PM says she wants to discuss the Labour leader's Brexit plans, but he dismisses her talks as a "stunt".
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Brexit: Theresa May meets party leaders to try to break deadlock

But Jeremy Corbyn calls the talks a "stunt" - as 29 January is pencilled in for a vote on any revised plan.
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Brexit: MPs to debate and vote on Brexit 'plan B' options on Tuesday - Politics live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with PM until she takes no-deal Brexit off table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentMay will stick to Brexit ‘principles’ in cross-party talks, says No 10Philip Hammond tells business no-deal Brexit will be stoppedIn the Speaker’s corner: Europeans praise BercowJeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech and Q&A - Summary and analysisLunchtime summary 2.11pm GMT This is from the BBC’s Adam Fleming, quoting what Mararitis Schinas, the European commissio...
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Corbyn Says Referendum an Option as He Snubs May: Brexit Update

Theresa May is holding talks with rival parties and is ready to blur some of her red lines to find a consensus Brexit plan that can win support in Parliament. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is boycotting the talks, said a second referendum should remain an option but he still prefers to try to force a general election. May signaled in a meeting with six Tory members of Parliament on Thursday that she knows the Irish backstop needs to be fixed and said she’d make efforts to do that, according...
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Brexit: MPs to debate and vote on Brexit 'plan B' options on Tuesday 29 January - Politics live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 11.20am GMT Corbyn says Hastings it the town the inspired the writing of the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. It is a book that inspired him, he says, and a generation of people to look at the world differently. 11.13am GMT Jeremy Corbyn is just about to start giving...
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Labour frontbench back Corbyn in boycotting Brexit talks until May rules out no deal – Politics live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 10.17am GMT Last night Nick Boles, the Conservative MP who has tabled a bill intended to ensure MPs can vote to prevent a no-deal Brexit happening in 2019, has admitted that he will have to change it. Under the original plan, if the Commons fails to pass a Brexit deal by ...
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Brexit deadlock as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set red lines – live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 6.10am GMT Good morning and welcome to the politics live blog as well follow the twists and turns of UK politics.Well, she may have survived the no-confidence vote yesterday, but Theresa May is by no means out of the woods. The PM has to present a new (“Plan B”) Brexit de...
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Newspaper headlines: Corbyn's 'snub' amid Brexit deadlock

Despite winning confidence vote, Mrs May faces a stand-off after Jeremy Corbyn snubs cross-party talks.
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Brexit: Theresa May pushes for cross-party consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate later, but Jeremy Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out.
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May seeks cross-party Brexit consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate later, but Jeremy Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out.
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UK PM pushes for cross-party Brexit consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate later, but Jeremy Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out.
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'Wrecker Corbyn': how Thursday's papers covered May's Brexit vote aftermath

The newspapers navigate the no-confidence motion, then the PM’s open door, then Jeremy Corbyn’s rejectionThe front pages all lead with Brexit news, and while all agree there is political chaos, they disagree about who is to blame: is it Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn or MPs in general?The Guardian says: “May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock”, adding that despite surviving as PM and “weathering a dramatic no-confidence vote”, May “was left scrambling to strike a Brexit compromise...
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May calls on MPs from all parties to 'put self-interest aside' – as it happened

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next stepsFull story: Theresa May’s government survives voteObsession, vanity or grit: what makes May tick?How did your MP vote?Extracts from Tom Watson’s damning speech on MayEvening summary 12.56am GMT We’re going to wrap things up, folks. Thank you for following along. Andrew Sparrow will be back in the morning to shepherd us all through the day’s political happenings. Until then, thanks for readi...
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The Papers: Corbyn's 'snub' amid Brexit deadlock

Despite winning confidence vote, Mrs May faces a stand-off after Jeremy Corbyn snubs cross-party talks.
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Newspaper headlines: Corbyn's 'snub' amid Brexit deadlock

Despite winning confidence vote, Mrs May faces a stand-off after Jeremy Corbyn snubs cross-party talks.
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