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UK government has shown willingness to shift on Brexit: Labour Party

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attends the funeral service for murdered journalist Lyra McKee at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast, Northern Ireland April 24, 2019. Brian Lawless/Pool via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has shown a willingness to explore changes to its position on Brexit, a Labour Party spokesman said commenting on talks between ministers and the opposition party seeking a compromise on leaving the European Union.

Labour still needed to nail down the extent to which the government was prepared to shift its position on issues like customs arrangements, single market alignment and security, the spokesman told reporters on Wednesday.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, writing by William James. Editing by Andrew MacAskill