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Corbyn’s Brexit “strategy” will not survive contact with an election

The Labour leader’s stubborn refusal to take sides on the biggest question of the day is absurd and unsustainable

By Rachel Sylvester  

Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire/PA Images

The Liberal Democrats were criticised by some at their party conference for going all out to stop Brexit, promising to revoke Article 50 without another referendum. But Jo Swinson’s position does at least have clarity—unlike Jeremy Corbyn’s.

The truth is that the Lib Dems’ pledge is a theoretical one—the chances of them ending up running a majority government are pretty much non-existent—and yet their stance has an internal logic to it. If Swinson did end up as prime minister what would she put to…

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