Jeremy Corbyn would negotiate a Brexit deal without a backstop, he told Euronews in an interview. The leader of the opposition Labour Party said an agreement on a customs union that guarantees trade with the European Union must be made.
“There certainly wouldn’t be a ‘backstop’ from which you can’t escape,” Corbyn said.
Corbyn said a Labour deal would not make Britain a poorer place.His comments came after government analysts warned in a report that Britain would be poorer economically under any form of Brexit, compared with staying in the EU.T
he figures say the UK economy could be up to 3.9% smaller under May’s Brexit plan after 15 years.”I wouldn’t be interested in a deal that would make the country poorer,” Corbyn said.