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Watch: Theresa May’s Brexit blunder

25 April 2017

5:24 PM

25 April 2017

5:24 PM

Theresa May is playing it safe during this election cycle and doing her best to leave the blunders to Labour. With the likes of Dawn Butler touring the airwaves, it’s a strategy that appears to be working wonders for the Prime Minister.

But even a supposedly safe pair of hands like May isn’t immune to making a mistake. On a campaign trip to Wales today, the PM has been attempting to convince voters to back the Tories ahead of the snap general election. She’s also been talking up Britain’s prospects after Brexit. All was going well. Or at least it was until May appeared to suggest that her plan for Brexit would involve Britain leading the world ‘in preventing tourism’. She told the audience:

‘We also want to strike deals across the world for trading, for exporting British goods and services. We want to lead the world in preventing tourism.’

Mr S suggests the Prime Minister might want to aim a little higher when it comes to thrashing out a Brexit deal with Brussels…


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