Labour MP refuses to give party’s position on Brexit deal despite being asked THREE times

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Brexit talks have reached crunch point as the transition period deadline hurtles closer, sparking concerns about achieving a deal in time. Sky News host Sophy Ridge questioned Labour’s Shadow Business Minister Lucy Powell over whether her party would be inclined to support the final agreement when it comes back to the House of Commons. However, the MP remained vague about the party’s position, despite being repeatedly asked the same question.

Ms Powell said: “We’ve always said that we want there to be a deal. That is our starting point.

“We have now left the EU so the arguments about Leave and Remain are over.

“The very best situation we could get for this country is a deal with the EU.”

She was asked again by the host but only added that the party “needed to see the detail”.

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