London Mayor backs possibility of second Brexit referendum

Party division on Brexit grows

Mike Sheen
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Khan "not persuaded" government has a plan for the UK
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Khan "not persuaded" government has a plan for the UK

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan could urge the Labour party to offer UK voters a second referendum on Brexit in its next General Election manifesto.

Khan is one of a number of party figures backing the possibility of a second referendum to determine if any deal secured by Prime Minister Theresa May and UK Brexit negotiators is acceptable. Moody's downgrades UK credit rating on Brexituncertainty Speaking to the Evening Standard, London mayor said it was "possible" that Labour's next manifesto will promise to offer voters the chance to decide whether to accept a deal reached by the Prime Minister or choose to remain in the EU.   "I would have my tuppence worth as Mayor of London," he said, adding that at present he could not s...

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