23 Sep 2018

Corbyn would back members on second referendum

Political Correspondent

The Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he will back a second referendum on the Eu if that’s what his party decide at the Labour party conference. He spoke out after a survey revealed that 86 percent of Labour members would back another Brexit vote. But it’s far from guaranteed that a firm policy on the matter will emerge over the next few days. In fact, many members suspect another artfully constructed compromise is in the offing.

 

We spoke to the Shadow International Trade secretary Barry Gardiner on the first day of the conference.