May's argument against a People's Vote destroyed in 40 seconds on BBC News

Prominent anti-Brexit campaigner Dr Mike Galsworthy.

Prominent anti-Brexit campaigner Dr Mike Galsworthy.


Theresa May's argument against a People's Vote was succinctly destroyed on BBC News in just 40 seconds.

The counterargument was made by prominent anti-Brexit campaigner Dr Mike Galsworthy.

He was interviewed by the BBC’s Chi Chi Izundu during the People’s Vote march in London about the potential for having a final say on Brexit.

Izundu said: “Prime minister Theresa May has said there will is no possibility of a People’s Vote...”

In just 40 seconds Galsworthy, a campaigner from the Scientists4EU and NHS against Brexit movement, perfectly refuted why the prime minister was wrong.

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“And ‘there will be no snap election’. Yeah, so what? Why should she determine what we do now?

“If it’s a democracy then it should be the people that have the say over this. We should remain control over what’s going on - whether you voted Remain or you voted Leave.

“When a contract comes back, you do have a right to read the small print, and say actually ‘no, no, no, this isn’t what we signed up for’.

“It is a fundamental right, when you go shopping, or get engaged to get married... if the person you just got engaged to turns out to be a psycho you are not beholden to get married to them.

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“It’s just about reasonableness. If there is going to be a plan for leaving, let’s see it, let’s sign off on it, or let’s ditch it.”

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