European Council

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

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Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry Conservative, Broxtowe 3:43 pm, 17th December 2018

The problem is that there is a consensus in the country, and that consensus is that this is one unholy mess and a solution must be found. The Prime Minister has still not told us what her plan B is. Does she not understand that, if we left the European Union without a people’s vote, knowing what Brexit looked like, and then it turned out that the people of this country, knowing what Brexit looked like, did not want us to leave the European Union, it would be the biggest betrayal of democracy in this country, and the people of this country, especially the young people, would never forget or forgive us—especially our party?