Yesterday’s Labour motion on Brexit marked an important step for the party. For the first time it had managed to push the government on the strategy for the Article 50 negotiations, leaving the government little option but to engage in some Parliamentary wrangling to try and deflect the on-coming threat of backseat rebellion. Keir Starmer looked to be in good control of his brief, after many months of Labour indifference/in-fighting on the subject.
Brexit is the second time Britain has moved to strip citizenship rights from many of its existing citizens.
Vote leave supporters wait for Ukip Leader Nigel Farage to arrive in Clacton-on-Sea in Essex on 21 June. Nick Ansell/Press Association. All rights reserved.
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