Labour ramps up EU referendum campaign as stocks drop

Leaflets delivered recently to British households, relating to the forthcoming European Union referendumBritain’s opposition Labour Party scrambled to make the case for the EU as stock markets slipped and a new poll showed Brexit backers in the lead ahead of next week’s knife-edge referendum. With the latest poll giving the “Leave” camp a six point lead, former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown pleaded the EU’s case to left-wing voters, while Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny also began a tour of the United Kingdom to campaign against Brexit. “Britain can’t build a relationship just on its own, only the EU coming together can offer the economic incentives and strategic support so we can deal with the causes of terrorism,” Brown said during a speech in Leicester, central England on Monday.

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