Watson in new push for Labour to back second Brexit referendum

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is to mount a renewed push for the party to wholeheartedly back a second EU referendum saying: “Our hearts are Remain”.

In a keynote speech on Monday to the Centre for European Reform, Mr Watson will say Labour’s members and its values had always been pro-European.

He will argue the only way to break the Brexit deadlock at Westminster, is to put the issue back to the people in a new public vote in which Labour would campaign “proudly” for Remain.

Jeremy Corbyn has been resisting pressure…
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