School of Politics and International Relations

Jeremy Corbyn will decide what happens to Brexit (whether he wants to or not)

17 January 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has long avoided defining a stance on how or whether to leave the European Union for fear of upsetting either pro- or anti-Brexit voters who could help bring his Labour Party back into a leadership role. But pressure is mounting for him now to take a stand. “If you look around Europe, centre-left parties are facing a dilemma,” said Professor Tim Bale, who has surveyed Labour membership on Brexit. “How do they maintain or even get back an electoral coalition of workers and middle-class, more educated voters?”

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