Posts Tagged ‘Jeremy Corbyn’

Lisa Nandy: Labour let Brexit debate become false culture war

EU ‘binary’ wrangle trapped us while we should have defended free movement and globalism, says leadership candidate

Lisa Nandy has castigated Labour under Jeremy Corbyn for falling into the “trap” of allowing Brexit to be framed as a binary culture war, saying the party should have outlined positive, internationalist arguments, including a defence of free movement.

Delivering a speech setting out her approach to international relations if she won the contest to succeed Corbyn, Nandy said Labour also missed chances to try to reunite the country around a softer Brexit following the 2016 referendum.

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PMQs: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn in first Commons clash of 2020 – live news

The day’s political developments, including first PMQs of 2020 and Johnson’s meeting with new European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen

Labour’s Karl Turner asks about a constituent serving a life sentence. But the constituent was also one of the people who tackled the terrorist in the London Bridge attack. Will the PM congratulate him?

Johnson says he hopes this gallantry is respected in the usual way.

The SNP’s Douglas Chapman says the SNP’s mandate is much stronger than Johnson’s. He says the Scottish government has an “oven-ready” plan for an independence referendum. When will discussions begin?

Johnson says he has already addressed this.

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