The statement below may seem strange coming from the Labour Party but, we at UKIP should remember many Labour supporters voted to Leave the EU
The Labour Euro-Safeguards Campaign (LESC) believes it has not been in Britain’s long-term interest to be a member of the European Union and, for that reason, supports an “in or out” referendum on Britain’s membership.
Below is an excerpt from the article by (LESC)
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON LABOUR’S – CURRENT POLICY TOWARDS BREXIT
1. Where is Labour strategy on Brexit at the moment?
The Labour Party is evidently in a difficult position on Brexit. It has a large majority of MPs who strongly supported Remain in the June 2016 June referendum as was the case with many – although certainly not all – party members. Much of the electorate on whose support Labour depends, however, was strongly in favour of Leave. In the constituencies which had Labour MPs at the time of the referendum, 70% had Leave majorities. If Remain strongholds in London and one or two other metropolitan areas are excluded, that ratio rises to about 90%. Of the 9.3m people who voted Labour in the 2015 general election, just under 3.5 million of them are believed to have voted Leave in the referendum and a recent poll indicated that half of these people are now not inclined to vote Labour in future, at least partly because they believe that the Party’s view on the EU are so far out of kilter with theirs. Labour also has a problem, however Read more or down load PDF here: