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Consider this, from The Guardian:

Jeremy Corbyn was struggling to contain an open revolt by some of his most senior shadow ministers, MPs and party activists last night as anger over his refusal to back a policy of remaining in the EU threatened to wreck the Labour conference.

Emily Thornberry, Keir Starmer and Clive Lewis, the shadow foreign secretary, Brexit secretary and Treasury minister, publicly [defied] Corbyn by backing Remain.

Corbyn had tabled a statement to the NEC saying that, while the party backed a referendum and would offer the options of a credible Brexit deal or Remain to voters, a decision on how it would campaign in a second public vote would be left until after a general election.

Pro-Remain activists and senior party figures who have campaigned for months to shift policy were outraged. They saw the move as an attempt to kill off debate and block a conference vote on their own pro-Remain motion.

Assuming that the Guardian article is accurate, then the new confusion over Brexit created by Ms Thornberry, Mr Lewis and Sir Keir Starmer has plunged Labour further behind the Conservatives in the polls.

So I have two questions for you:

Source: Brexit divisions threaten to plunge Labour party conference into chaos | Politics | The Guardian

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