Jeremy Corbyn backed a move for Labour to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances.
The shadow cabinet is due to discuss the plan to make Labour’s stance decisively pro-Remain. A paper drawn up by Andrew Fisher, Mr Corbyn’s head of policy, recommends that Labour support a second referendum on any deal negotiated with Brussels.
A senior Labour source confirmed that Mr Corbyn was endorsing the shift in policy, adding: “It is a moment.”
Labour’s policy at present is to demand changes to Theresa May’s deal to include a customs union or push for a general election. A second referendum is merely an “option” should those plans fail. [...]
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