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Labour is a Turkey voting for Christmas

But it has no choice

By Jake Watts  

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ©Ben Birchall/PA Wire/PA Images

Today in parliament, Labour will vote to support Theresa May’s motion to trigger a general election. Given its opposition to the current Conservative government and its claim to be a viable alternative, it does not really have a choice. The result will be the pressure of a general election testing Labour at a time when its leadership is weak, its policies—particularly on Brexit—are unclear and its ability to cut through to a divided electorate greatly hampered. All of this makes a…

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