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Jeremy Corbyn says he wouldn't be a 'barrier' to Welsh independence referendum

Jeremy Corbyn on his visit to Machynlleth. Credit: ITV CYMRU WALES

Labour leaders Jeremy Corbyn says he wouldn't be a barrier to any future discussion of a referendum on Welsh independence.

On a visit to Machynlleth Mr Corbyn said he was open to considering all options for Wales' future.

I have discussed with Mark Drakeford issues of further powers that the Welsh Government, or Welsh Parliament would like to have under a Labour Government.

We're open to considering all of that, we're open to considering any future relationship and ideas.

– Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader

Mr Corbyn was in Wales on Friday visiting the Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth to hear about practical solutions which could help reduce the UK's carbon emissions.

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Wales voted in for Brexit but Corbyn said that he doesn't see any benefit for Wales when the UK leaves the European Union in October.

He told politicians who were "making noise in the wind" to consider supporting him in order to prevent a "damaging" no-deal Brexit.