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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 17th December 2018.

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Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Labour, Knowsley 3:43 pm, 17th December 2018

Last Friday, a constituent said to me that although she had voted to leave in the referendum in 2016, she now wanted to register the fact that she had changed her mind, as she put it, for the sake of her grandchildren. If it emerges that a significant number of previous leave voters have reached the same conclusion, what would be more democratic: allowing them the opportunity to change their mind, or pressing on regardless?