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Brexit - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:31 pm on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Lamont of Lerwick Lord Lamont of Lerwick Conservative 4:31 pm, 2nd October 2019

The noble Baroness is making an interesting speech about democracy, but would she explain one mystery that I really do not understand? How is it that the Liberal party was the first party to propose an in/out referendum on this issue? Indeed, the present leader of the Liberal party repeatedly criticised David Cameron for not proposing an in/out referendum before he did. How can the Liberal party, having been in that position, now say it is going to ignore the results of the referendum?