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European Union (Withdrawal) Acts

Part of Prime Minister’s Statement – in the House of Commons at 1:19 pm on 19th October 2019.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May Conservative, Maidenhead 1:19 pm, 19th October 2019

If the hon. Lady will just wait for a minute.

If this Parliament did not mean it, it is guilty of the most egregious con trick on the British people.

There have been many views across this House. I want simply to say something to some of the groups involved. To those who believe that there should be a second referendum—some believe passionately and have for some time; others have come to this more lately—I say simply this: you cannot have a second referendum simply because some people do not agree with the result of the first. I do not like—