Senior Tories accuse Labour of changing their position on Brexit a staggering 101 times

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SENIOR Tories accused Labour of changing their position a staggering 101 times on Brexit since the country voted to quit the EU.

MP James Cleverly demanded flip-flopping Labour chiefs tell voters where they stand on the issue.

 James Cleverly demanded Labour chiefs tell voters where they stand

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James Cleverly demanded Labour chiefs tell voters where they stand

He blasted: “Labour now have more positions on Brexit than the Kamasutra.

“The British people deserve to know where they stand, once and for all.”

Fellow MP Suella Fernandes said 15 months after the EU referendum nobody was any clearer where Labour stood on Brexit.

She added: “This indecision and division tells us one thing: Labour’s top team have no plan for Brexit and are unfit to govern.

“They are more focused on frustrating Brexit than making a success of it.” It came as senior Labour figures opened the door to a second Brexit referendum on Monday.

Later Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell revealed the party would ask the EU to keep the current status quo for double the length of time than the two years that Theresa May has proposed.

 John McDonnell revealed Labour would ask the EU to keep the current status quo for longer than the PM intended

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John McDonnell revealed Labour would ask the EU to keep the current status quo for longer than the PM intended

London Mayor Sadiq Khan indicated he would press for a commitment to another vote – on whether to accept any Brexit deal reached – in the next election manifesto.

It also followed Kezia Dugdale, who recently quit as Scottish Labour leader, who declared the public had the right to a second referendum.

 Sadiq Khan wants to press for a commitment to another vote

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Sadiq Khan wants to press for a commitment to another vote
 Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale declared the public had the right to a second referendum

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Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale declared the public had the right to a second referendum

But former Labour frontbencher Lisa Nandy warned her party not to back a second EU referendum because it would be ignoring the “roar of noise” expressed in the vote for Brexit last year.

She told Labour delegates that it was wrong to say people were “too stupid to understand” what they were voting for and said the Leave vote was because they “wanted us to listen”.

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