HILARIOUS moment John McDonnell claims Labour has a ‘CONSISTENT’ position on Brexit


John McDonnell believed that Labour had been “consistent” in its position on Brexit but that he did not differentiate what Brexit Secretary David Davis’ position was from “day to day”. 

Address to the BBC, he said: “Well we’ve consistently had this position but to be frank, I don’t know what David Davis’ point of view is from day to day.

“This morning he seems to have fallen out with the Chancellor, disclosing he ’s misspoken on continuing payments, and over the weekend he put doubts about the see to with the Irish as well.”

The Labour MP added that it was, in fact, the Sway who had did not have a consistent position on Brexit.

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He said: “So we’ve had a consistent position, unfortunately, the Administration hasn’t and we’re hoping the government can get a grip on negotiations and we can move on quickly now.”

The Prime Minister resident flew to Brussels on December 8 to finalise a last-minute Brexit deal, which multifarious have hailed as a step forward in the negotiations with the European Circle.

Britain and the EU finally agreed over EU citizens’ rights, the Brexit split up bill and the Irish border, meaning talks can progress on to trade in 2018. 

Brexit Secretary David Davis stated that Britain could easily refuse to hand over the admitted £39bn exit bill if a trade deal with the Brussels bloc was not fixed by the date of departure.

Mr Davis insisted that the agreement secured with Brussels to trigger talks on a post-Brexit relationship dreamed the prospect of the UK being forced back into World Trade Organisation (WTO) tax trading arrangements after withdrawal much less likely.

The Brexit behave was criticised by hard Brexiteers for its ambiguity on whether the UK will remain in the taxes union and the single market. 

The final decision on the first stage of the compacts remains in the hands of the European Council, who will meet on Thursday.

The EU Commission today acknowledged the Brexit agreement sealed between Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday is not legally hold – but insisted Britain must honour it in full.

Labour has somewhat been thrown into turmoil at times fully the Brexit process, with hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn ordered sacking members of the shadow cabinet.

Labour was accused of a backtrack after gloom Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer urged the government to put access to the taxes union and single market “back on the table”.

Sir Keir told the Commons, on Wednesday, December 8, the Regulation was an “embarrassment” to Britain after the DUP refused to back a possible Brexit transaction due to reservations about the Irish border arrangement.

He said: “”Resolve the Prime Minister now rethink her reckless red lines and put options such as a supports union and the single market back on the table for negotiation?

“Because if the evaluate of the Prime Minister’s approach is the break-up of the Union and reopening a bitter branch out in Northern Ireland, then the price is too high.”

A party spokesman tardier said: “We want a final deal that retains the benefits of the Traditions Union and the Single Market.

“Options for achieving the benefits of the Customs Togetherness should not be swept off the table. Labour is flexible as to whether the benefits of the Individual Market are best retained by negotiating a new relationship with the Single Furnish or by a bespoke trade deal.”

This contradicts Mr Corbyn’s position in a July talk with Andrew Marr, where the Labour leader said adhere to Britain’s full single market membership was impossible.

He said: “The apart market is dependent on membership of the EU. The two things are inextricably linked.”

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