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Watch: Ken Clarke calls Brexiteers ‘right wing nationalists’

10 October 2018

1:08 PM

10 October 2018

1:08 PM

Oh dear. In a sure sign that tensions are flaring as the Brexit deal is finalised, Tory MP Ken Clarke has taken a leaf out of Ken Livingstone’s book when it comes to making Nazi comparisons.

Speaking today at Prime Minister’s Questions, the ardent Remainer struck a hysteric note as he asked Theresa May how she would get her Brexit vote through the House of Commons. Arguing that May needed the support of pro-EU backbenchers on both sides of the political spectrum for her bill to succeed, he exclaimed to a chorus of boos:


Which would reveal that the hard-line Eurosceptic views of the Bennites on the Labour front bench and the right wing nationalists in our party are a minority in this parliament. Will she therefore proceed courageously on that basis in the formidable task that lies ahead?

Mr S guesses that Tory unity is going well then.


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