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Could Jeremy Corbyn be about to back a second referendum?

We’ve all been focussing on the crisis that would ensue if – as expected – the PM loses the meaningful vote on her Brexit deal ‪on 11 December‬. But just for a moment think about the implications if she wins, because they too would be momentous.

To state the obvious, we’d be out of the EU on terms that are semi-blind – we wouldn’t know our long-term destination.

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Robert Peston
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Robert Peston is Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show Peston. His articles originally appeared on his ITV News blog.

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