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Labour’s Starmer Vows to ‘Make Brexit Work’ as He Breaks Silence

July 4, 2022, 10:24 AM

Labour leader Keir Starmer on Monday will break his silence over Brexit, vowing to “sort out the poor deal” struck with the EU by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, while ruling out a return to the bloc.

In a significant shift in rhetoric, Starmer will use a speech to the Centre for European Reform think tank to pledge to “deliver on the opportunities” of Brexit. At the same time, he’ll say a Labour government won’t take the UK back into the EU’s single market or customs union, or reintroduce freedom of movement, according to a Labour Party statement previewing the ...