Wednesday April 8, 2020

Something for everyone in Labour's Brexit fudge

An off-the-cuff remark from Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer threatened the fragile truce that has allowed Britain's Labour Party to straddle both sides of the Brexit divide

26th September, 2018
Keir Starmer addresses Labour delegates in Liverpool. Pic: Getty

The British Labour Party’s brief debate on Brexit may have been carried out in what its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer described as “a united Labour Party way” on Tuesday - but it certainly allowed a lot of space for disunity.

It soon became apparent other influential members of the party disagree as the off-the-cuff remark threatened the fragile truce that has allowed the party to straddle both sides of the Brexit...

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