Following the Euro-elections, and May’s announced resignation as Tory party leader, due on 7 June, it is clear the Tories’ hard right Brexiteer wing, backed by and/or working with Trump and Farage, will take control of the Tory Party.
Theresa May and the Tory spin machine have attempted to blame Labour for the failure of the Brexit talks between the parties – specifically stating that it was Labour’s position on tying any agreement on amendments to a confirmatory ballot of ‘People’s Vote’.
The next weeks are going to see rapidly moving political events as Parliament finally seeks to resolve Brexit. It is impossible to foresee every twist and turn. Therefore, it is vital that the left has a clear compass to react to rapidly evolving events.
The importance of Britain being in a Customs Union with the EU is highlighted by the recent exchange of letters between Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May.
Labour, led by Jeremy Corbyn, has thrown itself full scale into the struggle to block a No Deal Brexit.
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.