Corbyn urges Labour MPs not to vote for PM's Brexit proposal, sparking fears he will remove the whip

Mail Online | 6/22/2013 | Daniel Martin for the Daily Mail
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Jeremy Corbyn set out to wreck Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals yesterday by encouraging Labour MPs not to vote for them.

The Labour leader told the Commons that the latest offer from the Prime Minister would be used as a 'springboard' to 'attack rights and standards' in the UK.

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He said none of his party's MPs could support the 'reckless' plan – leading some to conclude he might remove the whip from any rebel who backed it.

However, Labour sources said Mr Corbyn was not threatening such action.

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In recent weeks, some Labour MPs have repeated their desire for a Brexit deal.

Backbencher Stephen Kinnock claims up to 30 Labour MPs will vote for any deal reached by Mr Johnson.

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But Mr Corbyn said the PM's plan amounted to a 'rehashed version' of previously rejected proposals that 'put the Good Friday Agreement at risk and would trigger a race to the bottom on rights and protections for workers, consumers and our precious...
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