Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 16th January 2019.

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The right hon. Gentleman, in his peroration, talked about the importance of the issue of Brexit facing this country. Later today we will have the no-confidence debate. He has been calling for weeks for a general election, yet when he was asked on Sunday whether he would campaign to leave the European Union in a general election, he refused to answer not once, not twice, not three times, but five times. On what he himself describes as the key issue facing this country, he has no answer. The Leader of the Opposition has let antisemitism run riot in his party. He would abandon our allies, weaken our security and wreck our economy, and we will never let that happen.