U.K. Labour’s Smith Would Oppose Brexit Trigger Without New Vote

  • Corbyn challenger seeks referendum or election on exit terms
  • Leader ‘irresponsible’ to seek immediate use of Article 50

Owen Smith.

Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Owen Smith, who’s challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership of the U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party, said he’d seek to block the start of the formal Brexit process unless Prime Minister Theresa May lets the public vote on the results of withdrawal negotiations.

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