Keir Starmer has a very short memory or he just hopes we do!

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Top Jeremy Corbyn aide ‘yelled in fury’ when Keir Starmer went off-script in Brexit speech

There were plenty of reasons why! Jeremy Corbyn has worked relentlessly at trying to create a Labour Party people can trust, with politicians we can trust Keir Starmer seems to have missed the brief.

Starmers conference speech advocating a second referendum that would include the question of remain was pure self indulgence, worst it was pure hypocrisy and a complete reverse to his house of commons speech on respecting the result of the referendum.

Keir Starmer Quote:

We lost the referendum. Yes, the result was close. Yes, there were lies and half-truths—none worse than the false promise of an extra £350m a week for the NHS. Yes, technically the referendum is not legally binding. But the result was not technical; it was deeply political, and politically the notion that the referendum was merely a consultation exercise to inform Parliament holds no water.

When I was imploring people up and down the country to vote in the referendum and to vote to remain, I told them that their vote really mattered and that a decision was going to be made. I was not inviting them to express a view.

Although we are fiercely internationalist and fiercely pro-European, we in the Labour party are, above all, democrats.

Had the outcome been to remain, we would have expected the result to be honoured, and that cuts both ways.

A decision was made on 23 June last year to leave the EU. Two thirds of Labour MPs represent constituencies that voted to leave; one third represent constituencies that voted to remain.

This is obviously a difficult decision. I wish the result had gone the other way—I campaigned passionately for that—but as democrats we in the Labour party have to accept the result. 

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You were right first time! 

Can we ever trust Politicians? 

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