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Why Tom Watson is battling to change Labour’s Brexit policy

12 September 2019

12:32 AM

12 September 2019

12:32 AM

Why has Tom Watson given a speech about what his party leadership should do on Brexit? The party’s deputy leader has urged Labour to ‘unambiguously and unequivocally back Remain’ and to campaign for a referendum ahead of an election. This is contrary to the current frontbench position that a referendum should contain a ‘credible Leave option’.

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