• EU officials have privately rejected Labour's Brexit policy as unworkable 'cakeism'

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    EXCLUSIVE: Senior EU figures have privately rubbished Labour's Brexit policy.
    The shadow Brexit team is committed to retaining all of the benefits of the single market while negotiating a deal on the free movement of people.
    However, a senior official in the European Commission told Business Insider that Labour's plan to leave the single market but retain all its benefits is "cakeism" and would be rejected in negotiations.
    "If you want it in a nutshell, the single market isn't divisible," the source said.
    A group of Labour MPs have urged leader Jeremy Corbyn to...
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  • Exclusive: EU officials have privately rejected Labour's Brexit policy as unworkable 'cakeism'

    Exclusive: EU officials have privately rejected Labour's Brexit policy as unworkable 'cakeism'

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    EXCLUSIVE: Senior EU figures have privately rubbished Labour's Brexit central Brexit policy.
    Jeremy Corbyn has committed to retaining all of the benefits of the single market while negotiating a deal on the free movement of people.
    However, a senior official in the European Commission told Business Insider that Labour's plan to leave the single market but retain all its benefits is "cakeism" and would be rejected in negotiations.
    "If you want it in a nutshell, the single market isn't divisible," the source said.
    A group of Labour MPs have urged Jeremy Corbyn to back an amendment to the...
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