Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown backs PM’s position against a second referendum

4th December 2018

During the opening day of the debate on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown commends the Prime Minister on her position that there will be no second referendum as a second referendum would reopen all the wounds and put the Union itself in jeopardy.

My right hon. Friend has courageously and consistently said that there will be no second referendum. Does she agree that a second referendum would reopen all the wounds within families and, above all, that it would put the Union itself in jeopardy?

I do, indeed, agree with my hon. Friend. I think a second referendum would exacerbate division in our country and would not bring our country back together again.

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