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My Lords, democracy did not start and finish on 23 June 2016. For those who say we must at all costs respect the result of the referendum, does that mean that whatever the deal, whatever Prime Minister Theresa May or some other Prime Minister might come up with, we have to go through with it, however unpopular that agreement is to both the remainers and those who support Brexit—and,...
I will draw my remarks to a close. I do not believe that a new referendum, whatever the question, would support a hard Brexit—so the result would either be the Prime Minister’s deal, or remain, which the Prime Minister campaigned for. Would that be such a terrible result for her and for this country? Should we not build consensus in this country for a way forward that unites, not...
Liberal Democrat Peer, Former Liberal Democrat MSP for Aberdeen South
Entered the House of Lords on 7 February 2011
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2011 — Election
Also represented Aberdeen South
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