>> What Labour will do is to scrap the Brexit white paper and draw up new negotiating objectives. We will, on day one, unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU citizens in this country.>> Labour's shadow Brexit secretary on Tuesday putting Britain's EU departure at the center of the election battle.
Peter Stalmar and his party campaigning hard to overthrow the incumbent conservatives come the general election on June 8th.>> It's a rigid approach. It is removing options before we've started and it's a reckless approach.>> Attacking Prime Minister Teresa May's plan for Brexit negotiations and promising a softer approach, saying the Labour party would prioritize jobs and workers' rights.
Seeking to retain the benefits of the single market and customs union rather than curbing immigration. May has declined to guarantee the right of EU nationals to remain in Britain until she obtains the same commitments on behalf of Britains in Europe. That decision has drawn huge criticism from opponents who say it leaves millions facing uncertain futures.
The prime minister decided to hold a surprise early election last week. Pollsters saying it's a foregone conclusion that the conservatives will win in June.>>
With just over six weeks of campaigning left, it's clear that Brexit is top of the agenda.>>