Labour adopts ‘cake and eat it’ position on single market and free movement
Open Europe's Alex Greer searches for Labour’s Brexit red lines in its published manifesto.
He comments on Labour’s manifesto pledge to end free movement, which appears to have added detail to Labour’s Brexit stance, but it has not added clarity on how a Labour Government would address the practical trade-offs that will inevitably be necessary in negotiation with the EU.
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Parliamentary battle over Repeal Bill will really heat up in October12/09/2017 10:15:00
The Repeal Bill is expected to pass Second Reading with relative ease tonight (Monday) but there are likely to be further battles when the Bill reaches committee stage later in the autumn. Open Europe’s, Anders Jay explains the main features of the legislation and some points of controversy.