Brexit: Tom Watson to break Labour’s uneasy truce

Deputy leader will argue party must ‘unambiguously and unequivocally’ back remain

Labour’s divisions on Brexit will be laid bare on Wednesday, as Tom Watson urges his party to “unambiguously and unequivocally back remain” – and to push for a referendum, before a general election.

Speaking at a Creative Industries Federation conference in London on Wednesday, Watson will argue that Labour can win back the remain voters who deserted it in May’s European elections; but only if it now becomes an avowedly anti-Brexit party.

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