Labour ‘would stay neutral’ in referendum on Northern Ireland remaining in UK

Labour has been accused of being anti-unionist after the birthday celebration’s shadow Northern Eire secretary stated it could no longer marketing campaign for protecting the united kingdom whole.

Louise Haigh stated that if the celebration had been in govt, it would stay neutral in a referendum on preserving Northern Eire a part of the united kingdom.

Ms Haigh told GB Information: “It’s Not my process to be a persuader for the Union. one in all the important ideas was that Britain won’t have any strategic or selfish financial passion in the constitutional standing of Northern Ireland.

“It Is up to the folk of Northern Eire to determine their own constitutional future.”

Ms Haigh stated that at the same time as Labour was once a unionist birthday celebration, “if there is a border ballot we should always remain impartial – i believe that may be a very powerful principle”.

‘Conservatives will never be impartial on Union’

Brandon Lewis, the Northern Eire Secretary, tweeted: “‘Stronger Together’ obviously doesn’t observe to Labour’s place on Northern Eire.”

Mr Lewis referred to as on Sir Keir Starmer to “have a phrase together with his shadow Northern Ireland Secretary” after the Labour leader stated earlier this year he could make the case for Northern Ireland to stay a part of the Uk.

The Northern Eire Secretary mentioned the Conservatives “will never be neutral on a Union”.

In The Meantime, a Tory supply accused Labour of never having resolved its “unionist identification difficulty”. The supply stated: “With the Social Democratic and Labour Birthday Party as their sister celebration, and their shadow Northern Eire secretary emphatically announcing it’s not her role to be a ‘persuader for the Union’, how they are able to claim to be a unionist birthday party with a straight face is beyond trust”.

A Northern Eire spokesman said: “the principle of consent enshrined within the Excellent Friday Agreement signifies that it is for the folks of Northern Eire to determine on its long run constitutional standing.

“there may be no stipulation within the great Friday Agreement that the united kingdom Government will have to stay impartial in any border ballot campaign.”

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