‘Votes until you get your answer’ Host rages at Lib Dem Lord on ‘undemocratic’ Brexit plan  – News 2

‘Votes until you get your answer’ Host rages at Lib Dem Lord on ‘undemocratic’ Brexit plan – News 2


 LBC’s Andrew Castle questioned how Lord Newby would respond to accusations that the Liberal Democrats were being undemocratic by pushing for a second referendum on Brexit Mr Castle insisted that the country had already had a referendum and MPs had failed to implement it despite promises to do so When asked how he would deal with accusations of undemocratic actions, Lord Newby said: “My response is that giving people a vote by definition cannot be a denial of democracy  “It is democracy.” The LBC host replied: “But not responding to that vote is undemocratic  “Not implementing what they voted for having promised that you would that is a denial of democracy isn’t it ” Lord Newby firmly answered no, before the host snapped at him.   Mr Castle said: “Your party’s policy is to revoke Article 50 in the event of a Lib Dem government ” The Liberal Democrat replied: “Yes, there is a reason it’s not a denial of democracy  “It would be a denial of democracy, in my view, if the current House of Commons revoked Article 50 without going back to the people  “If, we have a referendum, and if the Brexiteers are as confident of victory as they claim they, they will win ”  Seemingly growing more frustrated, Mr Castle sternly replied that we have already had a referendum  Lord Newby replied: “But, we had a general election and then had another. “This is the nature of democracy, if people’s opinions change, you revisit the issue  “People’s opinion on Brexit has certainly changed, by all the polls.  Boris faces sabotage – Remainers plot delay even if deal agreed [LIVE BLOG] You are being lied to – Varadkar and Barnier are giving us nothing [COMMENT] Farage exposes Boris Johnson’s real motive behind ‘positive’ talks [VIDEO] Trending  “To give people the vote, by definition cannot be a denial of democracy ” The LBC host snapped: “Until you get the answer that you want, that is what it looks like  The Lib Dem Peer responded: “That’s not what it looks like to me, that’s what it looks like to some of the Brexiteers because they fear a referendum because they think, rightly in my view, that they’ll lose it  “They’ll lose it because people will realise the costs of leaving the EU are simply too grave ”

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