James Forsyth James Forsyth

Corbyn has complicated May’s Brexit strategy

Number 10 had hoped that if it could hold off the Cooper amendment again next week, then it could eke out a concession from the EU on the backstop. But as I say in The Sun this weekend, this approach has been complicated by Jeremy Corbyn’s soft Brexit plan.

This scheme, obviously, appeals to the EU: it would keep Britain in the customs union and following many of the rules of the single market.

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