Clive Lewis and Rachael Maskell, ex-shadow cabinet MPs, say giving people a say is not same as repeating in-out vote

Labour should be prepared to offer the public a referendum on the terms of a final Brexit deal, two former senior members of the party’s shadow cabinet have said.

Clive Lewis and Rachael Maskell, who were until recently the shadow business and environment secretaries, claimed giving people the chance to “ratify or reject” the final agreement was not tantamount to repeating last year’s in/out vote.

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