Tony Blair says PM should scrap Brexit vote and call referendum



Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said Theresa May should cancel next week’s Brexit vote in parliament and put her deal to the people in a new EU referendum. Mr Blair said that instead of trying to force her plan through against opposition from both Brexiteers and Remainers, the PM should play the role of "facilitator" to find a compromise which can command a majority in the Commons.
Speaking at a Westminster lunch, the former Labour leader said Mrs May faced the prospect of "hitting a brick wall at speed" in the December 11 "meaningful vote".
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6 December 2018 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman
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