Tony Blair advises Labour Party to vote down May's possible Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Thursday he would advise Labour Party lawmakers to vote down a Brexit divorce deal that Theresa May is trying to clinch with the European Union.

Less than six months before the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, there is little clarity about how the world’s fifth largest economy and its preeminent international financial centre will trade with the EU after Brexit.

Blair, Labour prime...
source: Reuters

2018-10-11 12:05
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