Jeremy Corbyn 'orders MPs to back Remainer plans to force SECOND REFERENDUM to approve Brexit deal'

Mail Online | 10/17/2019 | David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline
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Jeremy Corbyn blasted Boris Johnson's Brexit deal as 'even worse' than Theresa May's doomed agreement today as he suggested he would fight it to the bitter end.

The Labour leader tore into the proposal hammed out in Brussels this morning to end years of stalemate.

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With Mr Johnson looking likely to require pro-deal Labour MPs to rebel to get his deal through the Commons it suggests Saturday's crucial Parliamentary sitting will see a furious confrontation between the two leaders.

This morning Mr Corbyn said: 'From what we know, it seems the Prime Minister has negotiated an even worse deal than Theresa May's, which was overwhelmingly rejected.

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'These proposals risk triggering a race to the bottom on rights and protections: putting food safety at risk, cutting environmental standards and workers' rights, and opening up our NHS to a takeover by US private corporations.

'This sell out deal won't bring the country together and should be rejected. The best way to get Brexit sorted is to give the people the final say in a public vote.'

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Mr Corbyn will back moves to force a second Brexit referendum on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, it was claimed earlier.

The Labour leader is said to be planning to whip his MPs to back an expected amendment making the agreement hammered out by the Prime Minister and his team today subject to a public vote.

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The move by Remainer MPs is expected to be made on the so-called 'Super Saturday' sitting, the first since the Falklands War.

Such a move would be likely to be backed by the Liberal Democrats, the SNP and some of the 21 MPs who lost the party whip after voting to block a No Deal Brexit, the Times reported.

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However party insiders distanced themselves from the idea, given that Boris Johnson is yet to present anything to MPs.

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