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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th June 2018.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 12:00 am, 6th June 2018

If the right hon. Gentleman is not willing to stand up in this House and talk about the Labour party policy on Europe, we actually learnt a little today from the shadow Brexit Secretary about the Labour party’s policy on Europe, where he made it clear that it was a

“pretence that somehow everybody in the Labour party is in the same place on this”.

So now we know what the right hon. Gentleman is. Labour Members voted for a referendum; they voted to trigger article 50; and since then they have tried to frustrate the Brexit process at every stage. Their MEPs voted against moving to negotiate the trade discussions. They voted against the withdrawal Bill. Today, we saw again that they are refusing to rule out a second referendum. The British people voted to leave the European Union, and this Government are delivering on the vote of the British people.