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With the Brexiteers at the Labour Leave fringe. #Lab2018
The FBU’s Paul Embery says the EU “is an explicitly anti-socialist institution” #Lab2018
Embery says Labour flirting with a second Brexit referendum is “disturbing” and “electoral suicide.” #Lab2018
Labour MP Graham Stringer says calling the second referendum campaign a “People’s Vote” suggests Remainers thought “creatures” voted for Brexit in 2016. #Lab18
“We need to get our UKIP voters back,” says Graham Stringer. #Lab2018
Kate Hoey says “anti democrats” have gathered money “mostly from abroad” in order to campaign for a second Brexit referendum #lab2018
Kate Hoey says she is “very pleased” with Labour’s referendum motion fudge and “delighted” that John McDonnell has ruled out a referendum on cancelling Brexit. #Lab2018
Kate Hoey: “No deal is not a problem. No deal: no problem.” #Lab2018
Austin Mitchell says our “poor prime minister” was “viciously attacked” by the EU last week. #Lab2018
Austin Mitchell says there’s nothing to fear from a no-deal Brexit because “They’re not going to let the asteroids hit us and drive us into the abolition of civilisation” #Lab2018
Austin Mitchell says we need to “Make Britain strong again, by Brexit, by bringing the pound down.” #Lab2018
Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton says the second Brexit referendum campaign is designed to “decimate the Labour Party” and prevent the election of a Jeremy Corbyn led government. #Lab2018
Brendan Chilton says those canpaigning for a second referendum should be dragged before international courts for attempting to overthrow a democratic vote. #Lab2018
“There’s no such thing as a hard right Tory Brexit,” says Brendan Chilton #Lab2018
EU citizen who lives in the UK tells panel his rights are now in doubt thanks to a Brexit vote he couldn’t take part in. #Lab2018
Audience member: “I don’t believe Britain is going to round up people and chuck them out”.

Another audience member: “you’ve forgotten about Windrush.” #lab2018
Kate Hoey says the reason so many young people support staying in the EU is because they have been indoctrinated by Remain-supporting university lecturers. #lab2018
Austin Mitchell: “There’s nothing that Europe can do for us that we can’t do better for ourselves.“ #lab2018
Graham Stringer says leaving the EU won’t create staff shortages in the NHS because we can just employ more nurses from the Philippines. #lab2018

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Oct 8, 2018
Forgive me if I don't take Boris Johnson's sudden conversion to feminism, on the pages of today's Telegraph, entirely seriously. Here's his long record of making sexist comments in both print and in person.…
Here is Boris Johnson reporting on the "top totty" at Labour conference who "with the fickleness of their sex are following the polls."…
Boris Johnson described women as "emotional" "blubbing blondes" who are often "collapsing with emotion" and mocked them by pinning a Pirelli calendar to his desk
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Oct 2, 2018
At the ‘Can the Conservatives win over the under 40s?’ fringe where pollster Joe Twymam explains the policies that might actually switch young voters to the Tories:

1. 50% reduction in house prices.
2. Scrap tuition fees
3. Stop Brexit.

Conservative MP Ben Bradley says the party is “improving on social media.” In fairness he did post the most retweeted tweet of any Conservative MP ever. #cpc2018…
Conservative MP Lee Rowley says the party must “make the moral case for capitalism.”

“Labour have made the rules. We’ve got to change the rules of the game or we’ll lose and deserve to lose.”

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Sep 30, 2018
At the “How can the Conservatives win back the under-45s?” Fringe. Average age of audience: 55. Number of bow ties: 2. #cpc18
Neil O’Brien says the Tories are now some 40 points behind Labour among young people. Says young voters were attracted by Corbyn’s offer of a “moon on a stick”. #cpc18
O’Brien says the Tories’ support among young voters is like a branch that has been rotting for years and has now finally broken. #CPC18
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Sep 11, 2018
At the Economists for Free Trade launch where they have supplied this handy guide to dealing with a no-deal Brexit. Glad that’s sorted.
They’re all here. Mogg, Davis, IDS, Boris Johnson, Baker, Jackson, Bridgen, Bone, Minford...
Jacob Rees-Mogg praises the two “towering” figures of Boris Johnson and David Davis for attending the event and then adds “and of course we also have Steve Baker.”
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Aug 9, 2018
Boris Johnson has mocked minority groups his entire career.

He called black people “picaninnies,” gay people “bumboys” and now Muslim women “letter boxes”.

Either he holds these prejudices, which is bad, or he pretends to for his own gain, which is even worse.
Meanwhile Boris Johnson has described women as “emotional...blubbing blondes,” who only go to university “to find men to marry” and who should be “pat on the bottom” and sent on their way.…
All of this was documented by his own hand at the time and has been repeatedly dismissed ever since by the same people who are now dismissing his Islamophobic comments about Muslim women, all because “Boris will be Boris” and he’s just one of the boys.
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Aug 8, 2018
“This is a country where we celebrate gay marriage,” Nadine Dorries tells Sky News.
Nadine Dorries tells Sky: "This is a country where we are scared of the word racist... We should be able to say what we want to say."
Nadine Dorries: "If Boris wants to be in the news, Boris is the news, he can be in the news any day of the week."
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