Jeremy Corbyn believes Britain should reject key aspects of the single market when it leaves the European Union, he has made clear, sparking a fresh row with some of his party’s MPs.
The leader of the Scottish Labour party has announced her support for Owen Smith in the party’s leadership contest as ballots are sent out to 640,000 members.
Kezia Dugdale has warned that Scotland is not immune to the social divisions highlighted by the Brexit vote and insisted that it would be “categorically wrong” for the UK government to block a second independence referendum if it were called for by the Scottish people.
The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has said there should be no limits to the number of EU workers who can come to Britain as he made his final pitch to Labour voters to back remain at Thursday’s referendum.
Kezia Dugdale has challenged the Scottish National party to make the positive case for Europe as she formally launched the Labour In for Scotland campaign with its UK chair, Alan Johnson.
Pressure is mounting on the Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, to push for Scotland to gain even more independence within the UK after the party’s humiliating defeat in the Holyrood elections.
Nicola Sturgeon has ruled out forging a coalition at Holyrood after failing to win an overall majority in an election that brought humiliation for Labour and saw a resurgence by the Scottish Tories.