Open Europe
Printable version

OE: Assessing Labour’s new “five tests”

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written a letter to Theresa May, demanding five changes to the Political Declaration which could secure Labour's support for the Brexit deal. Open Europe's Dominic Walsh and Aarti Shankar examine Corbyn's proposals, whether they are negotiable with the Government and the EU, and the broader political consequences.

This is a notable shift from Labour previous “six tests” policy, which called for the government’s deal to deliver “the exact same benefits” as EU membership – something that has widely been recognised as impossible to achieve.

See Open Europe’s website for full article

Channel website:

Original article link:

Share this article

Latest News from
Open Europe

Is Public Sector Performance Management due an appraisal? - Webinar I Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 1:00pm BST