The problem with Theresa May’s plan to use trade unions to win Labour’s support for her Brexit deal

We may be about to see the first implication of the changes to Labour’s procedures for reselecting sitting MPs.

Could Theresa May save her deal by wooing Labour MPs? The Prime Minister, having belatedly realised that there is no Brexit outcome that can pass through the House of Commons with the votes of the Conservatives and the DUP alone, is holding meetings with Labour MPs. She has also telephoned Len McCluskey and Tim Roache, the leaders of the UK’s two biggest private sector trades unions, and may accept an amendment to the Withdrawal Agreement brought by four of the party’s backbenchers....
source: New Statesman

2019-01-11 13:39
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