Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour’s EU elections dilemma – podcast | Politics

Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s European elections marketing campaign with a renewed dedication to carry a second referendum on Brexit if a “wise” deal can’t be agreed and there may be not a basic election. The pledge maintains the get together’s precarious balancing act between promising to respect the preliminary vote and calling for a contemporary one.

Considered one of Labour’s MEP candidates is Laura Parker, who joins Anushka Asthana within the studio. Previously a personal secretary in Corbyn’s workplace, she is now nationwide coordinator for the Labour stress group Momentum and is campaigning for an additional public vote. Like many leftwingers who backed Corbyn from the start, she is determined for Labour to decide to stopping Brexit.

Additionally in the present day: The Guardian’s Africa correspondent, Jason Burke, on the continued decline of the African Nationwide Congress. Nelson Mandela’s get together seems to have clung on to energy in South Africa, however with a decreased majority.

Jeremy Corbyn Launches Labour's European Election Manifesto<br>CHATHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn Launches Labour's European Election Manifesto at The Drill Hall Library, University of Kent Medway Campus on May 9, 2019 in Chatham, England. British voters will go to the polls for the second time this month as they choose MEPs to represent them in the European Parliament.  Had Brexit gone to plan the UK would have left the European Union on March 29th this year and wouldn't be taking part in these elections. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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