The leader of the opposition tried to create the impression that a government under his control would not seek to bring the country back into the European Union. But Labor is now accused of ‘suppressing’ attacks on the Conservative Party, ‘many’ of which are linked to our withdrawal from the Brussels bloc.

Politics blog Guido Fawkes said the party had suggested in social media posts that “Brexit is somehow to blame for inflation, especially rising food prices”.

In a post, Labour’s official Twitter page said: “UK inflation has just hit a 40-year high and working families and pensioners are paying the price.”

A graph alongside this showed the UK’s higher inflation level than other G7 countries, some of which are part of the EU.

The word ‘Brexit’ is not easily found on the party’s official page, although one user among many insisted that ‘Brexit inflation [is] clearly displayed on this graph”.

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen insisted his message on inflation was nothing more than a spin.

He wrote in a post on Twitter: “Once again Labour’s anti-Brexit propaganda does not match the facts.

“Inflation in the UK is lower than in the EU and the Eurozone.”

The Consumer Price Index (a measure of inflation) hit 6.7% in the UK in April.

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It even excludes the possibility of a return to the single market or the customs union.

But there still seems to be some confusion on the streets and in pubs over the official position of the party, and how far it would be implemented if it won a general election.

Craig, a furniture salesman in Stoke, told Express.co.uk earlier this month he was not convinced the party would pursue Brexit bonuses, noting: “I think they are like Liberal Democrats”.

Former Brexit Party MEP Ben Habib also claimed earlier this year that if Sir Keir got his hands on power he would abandon his pro-Brexit stance and push for “Join” instead.

Mr Habib told Express.co.uk: “Labour is still in deep trouble with Brexit. It is suggested to Sir Keir Starmer that if he wins the next election, we will align more closely with EU rules instead of taking ourselves back.

“It’s their backdoor way of staying close to the EU and being ready to roll back whenever the opportunity arises.”

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