John McDonnell: 'Better a general election than a second Brexit referendum'

The shadow chancellor says he would prefer a general election to a second referendum on Britain leaving the EU if parliament were to reject the deal Theresa May's government negotiates. McDonnell, who was speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday, said he feared another referendum would divide the UK further Subscribe to Guardian News ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub McDonnell says Labour open to 'democratic engagement' on Brexit ► https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/11/brexit-john-mcdonnell-democratic-engagement-second-eu-referendum Support the Guardian ► https://theguardian.com/supportus The Guardian ► https://www.theguardian.com The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► www.youtube.com/theguardian Owen Jones talks ► http://bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport ► http://bit.ly/GDNsport Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture Guardian Science and Tech ► http://is.gd/guardiantech

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