Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has announced that it will push for a second Brexit referendum if its demands are not met in parliament.
“If parliament rejects our plan, then Labour will deliver on the promise we made at our annual conference and support a public vote,” Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer announced on Twitter on Monday.
This week Labour will put its alternative plan for a vote in the House of Commons.
If Parliament rejects our plan, then Labour will deliver on the promise we made at our annual conference and support a public vote. https://t.co/EjCifYCDJP
— Keir Starmer (@Keir_Starmer) February 25, 2019
The announcement comes as the parliament is set to debate and vote on the country’s future steps regarding Brexit on Wednesday.
The Labour Party has said it will be putting forward an amendment calling on the government to adopt its Brexit proposals, which push for close alignment with the European…