Corbyn Slams ‘Neoliberal’ EU, Claims Labour Will ‘Respect’ Brexit

Breitbart | 12/9/2018 | Staff
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has risked causing ructions within his party by slamming the European Union (EU) for its “failed neoliberal policies”.

The 69-year-old socialist was a lifelong Brexiteer before he was elected Labour leader — much to the chagrin of his largely “centrist” parliamentary party — voting in favour of leaving the European Economic Community (EEC) in the 1970s, against the Maastricht Treaty which transformed the European Community into the EU in the 1990s, and against the Lisbon Treaty which handed the nascent supra-state sweeping new powers.

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Corbyn officially campaigned for a Remain vote in the 2016 referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, but parliamentary colleagues and party grandees complained he had done so without much enthusiasm in the wake of the Leave vote, and even accused his inner circle of actively sabotaging the Remain campaign’s efforts from within.

His recent comments to the Congress of the Party of European Socialists in Portugal will have done little to dispell that notion, as he slammed the EU for its “failed neoliberal policies [which] have caused serious hardship for working people across Europe, damaged the credibility of European social democratic parties, and played...
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