Labour ‘could win 1.5m more votes’ by backing Brexit referendum

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Labour ‘could win 1.5m more votes’ by backing Brexit referendum

YouGov says endorsing ‘people’s vote’ would bring net gain in general election

Labour could win more than 1.5 million extra voters if it backed a second referendum on Brexit, potentially delivering the party a Commons majority, according to new polling for the campaign group People’s Vote.

Labour’s policy on Brexit will be a central issue at its conference in Liverpool, which kicks off on Saturday, with more than 100 local parties urging the leadership to back a referendum on any final Brexit deal.

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