WATCH: Femi Oluwole destroys ‘undemocratic’ Brexiteer
PUBLISHED: 14:14 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 14:20 13 November 2018
2018 Ollie Millington
Remain attack dog Femi Oluwole savaged the editor of Brexit Central declaring that refusing the public another chance to vote would be “undemocratic”.
Oluwole, of Our Future Our Choice, was appearing head-to-head on Sky News with hardline Brexiteer Jonathan Isaby.
But Isaby’s claim that the first referendum was the “people’s vote” did not wash with Oluwole.
Isaby said: “What we had in June 2016 was a people’s vote if you want to call it that. It was the biggest exercise in British electoral history. More people voted for Brexit than ever voted for anything else and what the Remain campaign said just as much as the Leave campaign was ‘this is your one chance to make a decision about whether you want to be in the European Union or out of the European Union’ and the British people made their views very clear.”
But Oluwole hit back saying: “It is fundamentally undemocratic to argue that the British people should have no right to decide whether the deal that Theresa May negotiates is good enough for their futures or their children’s futures.
“We were not given a deal in 2016. We will have a deal at the end of this month. If you are arguing that the British people have no right to decide what Theresa May has negotiated, especially as it goes against all the promises and the red lines she set up, then you are being fundamentally anti-democratic.”
The clash came after May declared the negotiations were nearing the “endgame”.