The Labour leader concedes he was aware of “discussions going on”, but not specifically of Friday’s NEC motion.
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“I’m doing a bit of compromising, I hope that the EU will compromise and that the ERG will compromise too.”
“I have a Jewish member of stage who when she goes to family weddings can’t say who she works for.”
He wants to stop Brexit, combat inequality, spend on education and tackle climate change.
“I believe we’ll leave sooner with me than with Boris or anyone else because I’m the person most likely to negotiate a deal.”
He says that he suspects that his union would campaign for Remain rather than for No Deal.
“There was a poll out yesterday which should that under one scenario we could actually win.”
“I don’t even know what he believes. He won’t talk to me. He won’t talk to you. He won’t talk to the public.”
He says that he is prepared to leave the EU without a deal, but that given the uncertainties ahead it is unwise to name specific dates.
“If you’re not willing to walk away from the negotiation it doesn’t focus the mind of the other side.”
WATCH: Cable sets out why he no longer thinks re-running the referendum is “seriously disrespectful” to the voters
The Liberal Democrat leader is part of Marr’s all-Remain line-up this morning.
“The word I jumped on there is ‘option'”, says Marr, “because ‘option’ can mean anything at all.”
Iain Dale: God help the UK Conservatives (so to speak) if they become religious fanatics – like the American Republicans.
Plus: The good and bad sides of Twitter – all in my week. How it may have helped to save a life. But also saw me slagged off for something I didn’t say.
The first in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
Marr’s interview has shaped the news agenda whilst the Brexit Party leader has another opportunity to burnish his outsider status.