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Brexit: Support for Remaining in the EU - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 16th January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Lilley Lord Lilley Conservative 3:07 pm, 16th January 2019

Does my noble friend agree that it is very important to keep one’s word? Does he recall the then Prime Minister saying at the beginning of the referendum campaign:

“When the British people speak, their voice will be respected—not ignored. If we vote to leave, then we will leave. There will not be another renegotiation and another referendum”?

That was endorsed by all sides of the campaign.