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Labour's Peer Tells Brexiteer NOT To Vote Labour
5 September 2018, 21:36
In response to a caller's question, "which political party should a liberal-minded, disabled Brexiteer vote for," Lord Andrew Adonis, a Labour peer, ruled out his own party.
During Iain Dale's first instalment of Cross Question, a roundtable discussion with politicians and commentators, Thomas from Worthing asked the panel which party should he vote for as "a liberal-minded, disabled Brexiteer."
And Lord Andrew Adonis, a Labour peer gave a surprising answer.
He said: "If you are a Brexiteer, I hope you won't vote for the Labour party because they're moving increasingly against Brexit.
"So I wouldn't I wouldn't vote Labour if you want to stop Brexit."
But Gisela Stuart, the former co-chair of Vote Leave, was confused by Lord Adonis' response.
She said: "I'm slightly puzzled, you still are a Labour member of the House of Lords, you take the Labour whip but you're telling people not to vote Labour?"
Lord Adonis replied: "I'm saying if what you want is Brexit delivered, you should vote for the party which is going to deliver Brexit which I'm afraid is the Conservatives."