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Back in February, during the debates and votes on the triggering of Article 50 (A50) to set the clock running toward Britain’s exit from the EU, as Jeremy Corbyn took flak from rebellious Labour right-wingers, the SKWAWKBOX analysed his ‘three line whip’ approach to the vote and concluded that he had played a difficult hand brilliantly.
Polling by ComRes suggested that the decision to back the A50 bill was the best approach to winning over working class leave voters in Labour’s key target marginals, while his strong position on achieving a ‘Brexit for all and not just the elite’ was a clear, honest position that would appeal to both leave voters and those remain voters who were now looking ahead to how the country would look after Brexit and who was best positioned to achieve it.
In the early hours of Friday morning, that prediction was borne out with even the BBC’s…
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