Five things you need to know: Tom Watson urges Labour to back Brexit vote before election

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Labour must prioritise reversing Brexit through a second referendum before seeking to win power at an early general election, the party’s deputy leader Tom Watson will say today. In a speech to the Creative Industries Federation conference in London, Watson will set himself against Jeremy Corbyn by warning that “ the only way to break the Brexit deadlock once and for all is a public vote in a referendum “ and that a “general election might well fail to solve this Brexit chaos”....
source: New Statesman

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