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[Day 2]

Part of Burma – in the House of Commons at 2:57 pm on 15th March 2018.

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Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry Conservative, Broxtowe 2:57 pm, 15th March 2018

That is a really interesting point. Of course we had a referendum, but can we just get real about this? First, 52% of those who voted did so for us to leave the European Union, but not one of them to my knowledge—certainly in my constituency—voted to be poorer. Of course, 48% of people voted for us to remain in the European Union, and they have a right to a say in what now happens. Too many people, including perhaps on the Government Benches, do not understand that a considerable portion of that 48% have accepted the vote, but now feel utterly excluded, sidelined and pushed to one side as we move forward to deliver the result in the interests of everybody in our country.