UK MEP Richard Ashworth’s speech warning Europeans of ‘cautionary tale’ of Brexit receives standing ovation – inews.co.uk


  • He said no Prime Minister had ever explained the benefits of the EU
  • His speech received a standing ovation

British MEP Richard Ashworth’s speech in the European Parliament on Wednesday claiming Brexit was a “cautionary tale” to Europe has received a significant response on social media getting shared by many across the continent.

The MEP for South East England, who had the Conservative Party whip removed after voting against Brexit proceeding to the next stage of negotiations in October, gave a speech in what is expected to be one of the final debates UK parliamentarians can participate in ahead of Brexit.

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He welcomed the comments made by European Council President Donald Tusk, who had called on the MEPs in Strasbourg to be open to the UK participating in the Parliament’s next term in the event of an extension.

He welcomed the comments made by European Council President Donald Tusk, who had called on the MEPs in Strasbourg to be open to the UK participating in the Parliament’s next term in the event of an extension. ‘I want to say thank you’

 

Source: UK MEP Richard Ashworth’s speech warning Europeans of ‘cautionary tale’ of Brexit receives standing ovation – inews.co.uk

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