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UK Labour's McDonnell privately says party should campaign to prevent Brexit- report

Aug 25 (Reuters) - The finance chief of Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said privately that the party should campaign to prevent Brexit, the Sunday Times newspaper reported http://bit.ly/30xzqCv.

John McDonnell has argued that Labour's position should be to revoke article 50 and stop Brexit in its tracks, according to the newspaper. A spokesman for McDonnell cited by the Sunday Times denied the report and dismissed its claims.

McDonnell has previously said Labour must back a public vote on Brexit. (Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru Editing by Paul Tait)