Brexit info: Theresa May has demanded Labour rule out a second referendum
Arriving at a European Union summit in Austria, the Prime Aid accused Labour of attempting to “frustrate the Brexit process” and said her competition counterpart should rule out another vote.
Her call to reject any drawings for a second referendum comes just days before Labour is due to rebuff its annual party conference in Liverpool.
Mrs May is in Salzburg to convince EU leaders to rough her controversial Chequers proposals — plans that she insists will clear the Irish border issue, allow continued frictionless trade and yield the Brexit the British public voted for.
But speaking to reporters on her way into a carry out dinner this evening, the Prime Minister said Labour’s movements are eroding trust in British politicians.
I now call on the Labour leadership to rule out a sec referendum and stop trying to frustrate the Brexit process
She said: “I need to be absolutely clear: this Government will never accept a understudy referendum. The British people have voted to leave the European Synthesizing and we will be leaving on the 29th of March, 2019.
«I now call on the Labour leadership to rule out a promote referendum and stop trying to frustrate the Brexit process.
«It’s now a matter of charge in British politicians that we should deliver on the will of the people.»
Mrs May told gentlemen in Salzburg her Government would never sanction a second Brexit plebiscite
The Travail leader has voiced his support for a “meaningful vote” on the final deal for MPs, but exhorted his party is not supporting a second public referendum.
However he has said a no-deal Brexit would be “undesirable”.
There is growing support in Labour for a People’s Vote which intent give the public a say on the final Brexit deal.
The issue is likely to control the agenda at the party’s annual conference on Saturday.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the exposed to have a vote on the final Brexit deal
Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has refused to rule a lieutenant vote out
A series of high-profile Labour members have already to notice d thrown their weight behind a second vote, with London mayor Sadiq Khan concluding week adding his name to the list and accusing Mrs May of gambling with the British thrift and people’s livelihoods.
Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has also refused to practice out another referendum and has reportedly been involved in heated clashes with Mr Corbyn to the party’s policy on the split with Brussels.
Earlier this month, one of Britain’s largest unions piled pressure on Mr Corbyn by calling for the public to have a say on the fixed deal, either through a general election or second referendum.
Tim Roache, the communal secretary of GMB, accused the Government of “selling working people down the river” with its formulae for Brexit.
With 620,000 members, GMB is one of Labour’s major fundraisers.