March 27, 2019 / 7:01 PM / 2 months ago

PM May move shows Brexit talks were just about party management - Labour's Corbyn

FILE PHOTO: Britain's opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn speaks after tellers announced the results of the vote Brexit deal in Parliament in London, Britain, March 12, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. To match package "BRITAIN-EU/TIMELINE" Reuters TV via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday Prime Minister Theresa May’s offer to step down in exchange for support for her deal showed her Brexit talks were “about party management, not ... the public interest”.

“Theresa May’s pledge to Tory MPs (Conservative lawmakers) to stand down if they vote for her deal shows once and for all that her chaotic Brexit negotiations have been about party management, not principles or the public interest,” he said on Twitter.

“A change of government can’t be a Tory stitch-up, the people must decide.”

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper. Editing by Andrew MacAskill

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