Friday

18th Aug 2017

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UK Labour leader supports migrant control Brexit plans

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will pledge support for migration control after the UK leaves the EU in a speech later. “Labour is not wedded to freedom of movement for EU citizens as a point of principle, but nor can we afford to lose full access to the European markets on which so many British businesses and jobs depend,” he will say. The EU says the two positions are incompatible.

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