April 16, 2019 / 1:18 PM / 7 days ago

Labour Party denies newspaper report UK Brexit talks stalled

FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters hold EU flags as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

LONDON (Reuters) - The Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government had stalled.

The newspaper had said talks had stalled due to a Conservative desire for post-Brexit deregulation including pursuing a U.S. trade deal.

“There has to be access to European markets and above all there has to be a dynamic relationship to protect the conditions and rights that we’ve got for environment and consumer workplace rights,” Corbyn said according to the Guardian.

“We’ve put those cases very robustly to the government and there’s no agreement as yet,” he added.

A Labour spokesman said it was wrong to say talks had stalled and that further meetings were planned for this week and next.

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden; editing by Stephen Addison

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