Theresa May’s response to the overwhelming rejection of her Brexit deal in parliament has been to try to threaten the possibility of crashing out of the EU with no deal – which would have huge negative effects for the British economy in the short term and even worse ones in the long run.
For months Blairites in the Labour Party, in alliance with the Lib-Dems, using the Guardian as their central publicity machine, have been spectacularly unsuccessfully attempting to persuade the British electorate that the most important issue in British politics is not defence of the population’s living standards but Brexit.
The full text of Jeremy Corbyn’s speech in Wakefield on 10 January on the EU and Brexit.
Demonstration: Britain is broken – general election now! Saturday 12 January
This year’s Labour Party conference, after detailed discussion, including one of the largest gatherings of pro-Jeremy Corbyn delegates ever in the meeting to deal with ‘compositing’ the resolution, voted by an overwhelmingly majority to pass a policy on the EU and Brexit.
The chaos in the Tory Party around Theresa May’s Brexit deal deepens daily as Parliament debates the issue. Even the Tory media, nowadays openly including the BBC, is forced to admit this. But the same media is systematically attempting to conceal the unity and successes achieved on this by the Labour Party with Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.