Labour’s Brexit policy could see them lose Scottish votes, MEP warns


Labour could lose votes in Scotland unless it adopts its Brexit position to reflect the country’s desire to stay in the European Union, one of the party’s MEPs has warned.

  • Katrine Bussey
  • The Scotsman

With almost two-thirds of Scots having voted to remain in the 2016 referendum, Catherine Stihler warned Labour would “pay the consequences electorally at the hands of the SNP” if it ignored that result.

Zak 3cParty leader Jeremy Corbyn said it would be “wrong” for the UK to sign up to membership of the European single market if this would prevent a future Labour government from implementing “radical plans”.

However, Ms Stihler insisted the option of keeping Britain in the…

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