Up to 30 Labour MPs prepared to vote for Brexit deal if PM secures fresh concessions – Telegraph


FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a speech on domestic priorities at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, Britain July 27, 2019. Lorne Campbell/Pool via REUTERS

(Reuters) – Labour members of parliament are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures fresh concessions from the European Union, the Telegraph reported on Monday.

Between 20 and 30 MPs are now ready to put their careers on the line to deliver Brexit should Johnson “get any sort of movement” from Brussels, the newspaper said bit.ly/2YEK5h2, citing a senior backbencher.

A backchannel between Downing Street and opposition backbenchers is being coordinated by the Labour MP John Mann, the Telegraph said.

Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; editing by Grant McCool

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