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Trying to unite the country over Brexit won’t win Labour a general election | Peter Kellner

The polls make it clear the party’s equivocal stand on Brexit is losing it supporters. Taking a decisive stand is the only way forward

Ahead of today’s meeting of Labour’s shadow cabinet, here is a thought experiment. In the latest YouGov poll, the party has lost half its vote at the last general election. Suppose three-quarters of those lost voters had switched to the Brexit parties or the Conservatives, while one-quarter had switched to strongly remain parties – the Liberal Democrats, Greens or SNP. Pro-leave MPs in Labour’s heartlands would say “told you”. The case for Labour pivoting to a strongly pro-leave stance would be overwhelming.

The laudable aim of healing divisions cannot succeed while the issue of Brexit remains unresolved

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