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Labour leader refuses to say if he wants to remain in the EU or not after being asked FIVE TIMES - but admits he would like a The Labour leader was asked five times by the BBC's Andrew Marr what his personal choice would be if he had one. Mr Corbyn, who officially backed Remain in 2016
He admitted that he would like ' a close relationship with the EU in the future .' Jeremy Corbyn refused to say today whether he wanted the UK to quit the EU . The Labour leader was asked five times by Andrew Marr what his choice would be if he had one.
Jeremy Corbyn repeatedly refused to say today whether he wanted the UK to quit the European Union.
The Labour leader was asked five times by the BBC's Andrew Marr what his personal choice would be if he had one.
Mr Corbyn, who officially backed Remain in 2016 but has spent decades calling for the UK to leave the EU - declined to give a definitive answer.
But he admitted that he would like a 'a close relationship with the EU in the future', which may fuel suggestions he would prefer a Labour-style Brexit.
He also suggested he would include Brexiteers in his negotiating team.
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He said the country’s nuclear missiles would be on the table in international negotiations on And indeed in the past they certainly have.’ Asked if he agreed with chief of the defence staff Sir Pushed on what he thought himself, Mr Corbyn said : ‘I want a close relationship with the EU in the future .
The Labour leader hits the airwaves, but Prince Andrew’s TV bombshell may dominate the day. Corbyn refuses to say if he wants the UK to stay in the EU or leave. Corbyn is on Marr. He said he wanted to invest in innovation so that the UK was more productive and he wanted to reduce the
Labour's current policy is to negotiate a new Brexit deal if it wins the election, and then put that deal to a second referendum.
But whether or not it backs its own Brexit deal will be decided by a special conference once it knows what the terms are.
Mr Corbyn told Marr: 'We're going to put that choice to the British people, and they will make that decision.
'We'll negotiate within three months a credible, sensible option of Leave, and put that alongside Remain in a referendum.'
Asked about his own personal view, Mr Corbyn said: 'I want a close relationship with the EU in the future.
'And we will put that decision to the British people, and I will abide by that decision. That's the view we've come to in the Labour Party.'
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LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has admitted that the UK would still pay up to £11bn into the EU Jeremy Corbyn admitted that Britain will still pay the EU billions of pounds after Brexit if Labour wins the Elsewhere in the interview, Mr Corbyn admitted he would like a “ close relationship ” with
The Labour leader said that he would leave that question up to the country after he negotiates a “credible option” to leave with Brussels . Marr responded: “But, as someone who wants to lead the country, what is your own personal opinion on whether you want to leave the EU or not ?
He added: 'A Leave option would mean a trade relationship with Europe, and it would mean protection of rights, and obviously that includes protection of the Good Friday Agreement.'
Labour has been riven with division for months, with many MPs wanting it to openly support Remain. But some union leaders and politicians in Leave-voting areas in its Northern and Midlands heartlands have warned this could lose it seats to the Conservatives.
An opinion poll last week revealed that Boris Johnson was more popular than Mr Corbyn among working-class voters.
Mr Corbyn told Marr: 'My strategy has been to try and bring people together on both sides of the argument, because actually there's a great deal that unites them about the inequalities and injustices in this country.'
Pressed on what his own personal view is on whether or not the UK should leave the EU, Mr Corbyn said: 'The answer is, as I've explained to you, that we will negotiate a credible option of leaving, put that alongside Remain, and the British people would make their mind up on that basis, and we will discuss this obviously when we've concluded those initial negotiations which will start immediately we take office.'
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The Labour leader told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show his party will hold another referendum on He denied suggestions he was unable to say whether or not he would prefer for the UK to be in or He responded: ‘ Jeremy Corbyn can say this – that we have to have a close trading relationship with
Asked on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show if the policy was in the manifesto, Mr Corbyn said 'This will be for new people coming from the EU once we've left the European Union under a future immigration system.' It prompted shadow home secretary Ms Abbott to say : 'The Labour Party is committed to
Jeremy Corbyn was asked about members of his party campaigning for Remain, regardless of what he negotiates with the EU.
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More than 130 Labour MPs have now signed a pledge to campaign to stay in the EU if there is a second referendum, irrespective of the party whip.
He replied: 'Well you don't know who I'm going to take with me into those negotiations.'
Mr Corbyn said there would be a team of people involved that would be 'representative of all parts of the UK and of areas that have different views on it'.
Asked if he would bring pro-Brexit voices in, he said: 'There will be Labour voices that would have fought the election on the basis of the agreement we hope to reach with the European Union which we'll put to the people of this country.'
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said: 'Once again, Jeremy Corbyn has shown that he isn't on the side of the British people and doesn't have a clear plan for Britain.
'He refused to be straight with people on Brexit. He refused to be straight with people on immigration. And he started negotiating coalition terms with Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP live on air.'
And Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson said: 'Jeremy Corbyn's car crash interview shows that he doesn't know where he stands on big issues like Brexit, immigration or trade.
'The only thing that's clear is Jeremy Corbyn is useless, clueless, and he cannot answer the most basic questions on Brexit.'
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