Corbyn holds back from conceding to calls for second EU referendum

Labour leader seeks to balance pressure from rival wings of party before PM reveals her Brexit plan B

Jeremy Corbyn is likely to refrain from making fresh moves towards backing a second referendum until after the government’s Brexit plan B is voted on later this month, as he seeks to balance pressure from rival wings of his party.

Labour strategists believe there is a firm majority both in the shadow cabinet and in parliament against an immediate shift towards full-throated support for a referendum, the Guardian understands.

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Source: theguardian