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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th April 2017.

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Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Chair, Home Affairs Committee 12:00 am, 19th April 2017

The Prime Minister yesterday said that she was calling a general election because Parliament was blocking Brexit, but three quarters of MPs and two thirds of the Lords voted for article 50, so that’s not true, is it? A month ago, she told her official spokesman to rule out an early general election, and that wasn’t true either, was it? She wants us to believe that she is a woman of her word. Isn’t the truth that we cannot believe a single word she says? [Interruption.]