Labour denies second referendum plan if PM rejects Corbyn's Brexit letter

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But shadow minister says spurning support for revised deal would leave party with no choice

Labour has denied it would automatically move to backing a second referendum if Theresa May rejected Jeremy Corbyn’s offer of support for a revised Brexit deal, despite a shadow minister suggesting that would be the next step.

The shadow Brexit minister, Matthew Pennycook, said if the government rejected the offer from Corbyn, in a letter to the prime minister on Wednesday night, the party would have “no other credible options” but to back another public vote.

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