Labour-affiliated Trade Unions are now urging the party to back a second referendum and potentially even campaign against a Brexit deal that a Labour government negotiates. Bonkers.
The new position from some Trade Unions is to demand a second referendum and campaign to Remain if the Conservative government negotiates a deal or goes for No Deal.
But in the event of a General Election, they want Labour’s position to be that they would negotiate a deal with the EU but still have a referendum – with Labour possibly campaigning against their own deal and proposing to stay in the EU.
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Unite General Secretary Len McCcluskey said that the proposal was the result of “a good meeting”.
What will millions of Labour Leavers make of this ridiculous proposition three years after they voted for Brexit?