People’s Vote (PV) and its umbrella group Progress know that the result of the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal today will be a huge loss for her and that, consequently, Jeremy Corbyn may seek a no confidence vote in the government to force a general election.
The least favoured outcome of Brexit for PV and Progress is a Corbyn-led Labour (or coalition) government. Any scenario is preferred by them to Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister and John McDonnell as Chancellor. Their opposition to socialism trumps all other concerns.
In the days immediately prior to the pointless parliamentary vote on Theresa May’s dead-on-arrival Brexit deal the PV machine has been very busy promoting its demand for a second referendum on membership of the EU. Alongside Femi Oluwole’s skill at finding a TV camera on the streets and Chuka Umunna’s safe seat in the Newsnight studio, PV delivered hundreds of…
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