Sunday, 19 March 2017

Even many leading Tories are with us

Sir John Major has launched a fresh attack on “ultra-Brexiteers” within the Conservative party, accusing them of seeking to force a complete break with Europe.
The former prime minister said that having won the referendum last year with “fake facts and bogus promise”, the “ultras” were now shouting down anyone who expressed an opposing view in a way that was “totally un-British”. 

Writing in the Mail on Sunday, he warned if Britain failed to strike a deal with the remaining EU member states and was forced to fall back on World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules – as some hardline Brexit supporters have advocated – it would be “disadvantageous in every way”. 
Major did not name names, but his comments will be seen – at least in part – as being aimed at leading leave campaigners such as Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Iain Duncan Smith and Jacob Rees-Mogg. 
He said the “ultras” were lashing out with “vitriolic and personal attacks” because they were terrified their triumph of taking the country out of Europe would be snatched away and he urged other Brexit supporters to disown
Val says .. saw this on facebook. The link does take you the Guardian and works
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