House of Hypocrites: In their own words

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House of Hypocrites: In their own words
« on: April 25, 2019, 06:53:07 PM »
House of Hypocrites: In their own words, how MPs swore to honour the referendum result and then U-turned - starting with politician who outlawed 'no deal' and then paraded the royal assent on Twitter
Independent Anna Soubry promised to honour Brexit and now wants 2nd vote
Colleague Chuka Umunna said we would leave even if they won by a single vote
Vince Cable and Jeremy Corbyn are among others who changed their minds
By Andrew Pierce for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:51, 9 April 2019 | Updated: 01:38, 10 April 2019
They swore if we voted to leave that Brexit would mean Brexit, then vowed to honour the result.
Here, ANDREW PIERCE exposes how MPs and grandees have U-turned... starting with the politician who outlawed 'No Deal' – and paraded the royal assent on Twitter.
Doesn't it make you proud!
Yvette Cooper, Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
THEN: 'I voted in Parliament to support triggering Article 50 because I thought it was important to respect the referendum result' – BLOG POST ON HER WEBSITE, SUMMER 2018
NOW: 'My amendment is a vote against the chaos of a No Deal Brexit' – February 2019
Hilary Benn, Labour MP for Leeds Central
THEN: 'You vote to Leave. We are out. We are going' – Before the Brexit referendum in June 2016
NOW: 'It is now clear that... leaving the EU without an agreement would be a disaster. If it turns out that there is no alternative deal that can win a majority in the Commons, then... the only way we will resolve this is to go back to the people' – December 17, 2018
Hilary Benn told voters the UK would be leaving the EU, but now he describes a no deal Brexit as 'a disaster'
MP Hilary Benn expects Parliament to share leadership

Anna Soubry, Independent Group MP for Broxtowe
THEN: 'We are leaving the EU and must now get a good deal... Many people voted Leave for genuine and respected reasons. We have to respect the result.' – After referendum in June 2016
NOW: 'We have to plan for a People's Vote. The current deal we have with the EU is the best deal' – February 2019
Anna Soubry said it was imperative MPs respected the referendum result, but now she is at the forefront of the People's Vote campaign
Sir Keir Starmer, Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras
THEN: 'We all have to accept and respect the referendum outcome. I campaigned to stay in the EU. I would have expected the result to be honoured if we had won it' – After the 2016 referendum
NOW: 'A public vote ought to be between the option of a credible Leave deal and Remain' – March 2019
Keir Starmer, Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary, told Brexiters what they wanted to hear but he is now pushing for a second referendum with the option to remain
Dominic Grieve claimed he was backing efforts to leave the EU but is now pushing for a second referendum
Philip Hammond, Chancellor and Tory MP for Runnymede and Weybridge
THEN: 'We are leaving the EU. Because we are leaving the EU, we leave the single market, and by the way, we are leaving the customs union' – June 2017
NOW: 'A second referendum is now a perfectly credible proposition that deserves to be tested in Parliament' – last week on ITV's Peston Show
Philip Hammond was adamant Britain would be leaving the EU, including the single market and the customs union - but now he says a second vote is 'credible'
eremy Corbyn, Labour leader and Islington North MP
THEN: 'This is a one-off vote... between staying in the EU or leaving completely' – June 2017
NOW: 'We are committed to... supporting an amendment in favour of a public vote to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit being forced on the country.' – February 20
Jeremy Corbyn told his followers the Brexit result would be respected but he has slowly come round to the idea of a second vote
Chuka Umunna, Independent Group MP for Streatham
THEN: 'We will Leave if Leave wins even by one vote' – on the eve of the 2016 referendum
NOW: 'A People's Vote is our final chance to get it right for generations to come' – October 2018
Chuka Umunna said even the narrowest of victories should be honoured - before quitting the Labour party and demanding a second vote
Sir Vince Cable, Lib Dem leader and MP for Twickenham
THEN: 'The public have voted and it's seriously disrespectful and politically utterly counter-productive to say: 'Sorry guys, you've got it wrong. We are going to try again' – After the 2016 Brexit vote
NOW: 'We are a Remain country now with 60 per cent wanting to stop the Brexit mess' – People's Vote rally, March 2019
Sarah Wollaston, Independent Group MP for Totnes
THEN: 'We must accept the [Brexit] result.' She added: 'A second referendum... is a direct incentive for us to get the worst possible deal. We should not be going back and saying we don't accept the result' – During 2017 election
NOW: 'I don't think we have anything to fear from a second referendum now. It's not about blocking Brexit; it's about saying to people: I think you have the right to give informed consent' – August 20, 2018
Sarah Wollaston told voters during her election campaign that a second referendum was a bad idea - now she says we have 'nothing to fear' from it
Heidi Allen, Independent Group MP for South Cambridgeshire
THEN: 'We must respect the democratic outcome of the referendum and work positively together to ensure we make Brexit a success' – 2017 election
NOW: 'There is no alternative. We need to go back to the public to decide what they want us to do next. The referendum should include the option of staying in the EU under existing terms' – September,2018
Heidi Allen once insisted the Brexit result would be honoured, until changing her mind and claiming there is no other option but to ask the public to vote again
Dominic Grieve, Tory MP for Beaconsfield
THEN: 'What is clear to me is that the decision of electorate in the referendum must be respected and I should support a reasoned process to give effect to it,' – 2017 election literature
NOW: 'I believe that a further public consultation through a referendum offers the best way forward' – january 2019
To read the rest of the article please go to the below link where you can view video's of their actual words

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