Keir Starmer says Brexit debate is over and vows Labour won’t rejoin the EU

Press quote (Metro)
04 July 2022

In a speech to the Centre for European Reform at an event at the Irish Embassy in London, he said: ‘There are some who say, “We don’t need to make Brexit work – we need to reverse it”. I couldn’t disagree more.


‘Because you cannot move forward or grow the country or deliver change or win back the trust of those who have lost faith in politics if you’re constantly focused on the arguments of the past.

‘We cannot afford to look back over our shoulder because all the time we are doing that we are missing what is ahead of us.’